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Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. - Hebrews 12:1 (NIV)

In today’s reading, the writer of Hebrews cites the lives and labors of many Old Testament heroes — people like Gideon, David, and Joseph. Despite the challenges and trials they faced, these people stepped out in faith. God was with them, and they persevered. The opening verses of chapter 12...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for the faithful ones who have gone before us. Grant us courage to follow their examples. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Hebrews 11:1-12

Thought for the Day

Who has been an example of great faith to me?

Prayer Focus

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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