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Paul wrote, “My message and my preaching [were] presented . . . with a demonstration of the Spirit and of power . . . . so that your faith might not depend on the wisdom of people but on the power of God.” - 1 Corinthians 2:4-5 (CEB)

When my aunt was being tested for a life-threatening illness, I started praying desperately that if she had the illness she would be healed. I worried, though, that my faith needed to be rock solid for God to hear me, and I didn’t believe my faith was that strong.

Then...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to reach out to you in any circumstance, knowing you will hear us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 5:24-34

Thought for the Day

God’s power is greater than anything I go through.

Prayer Focus

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