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Seek first [your heavenly Father’s] kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. - Matthew 6:33 (NIV)

When I was younger, I played golf two or three times a week with friends in a company league. And I was fairly competitive. When I would have an especially good game, I would expect my next game to be even better. However, usually the next game would turn out...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to persevere in prayer and service to you and to others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 12:9-13

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