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In the midst of a very severe trial, [the Macedonian churches’] overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. - 2 Corinthians 8:2 (NIV)

A fire spread quickly through the flats, and the entire building was almost completely destroyed. Over eighty people died in the blaze. Hundreds had become homeless, many left standing in the street — all their possessions gone. Long before the flames had been extinguished, people from the surrounding area had...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, give us this day our daily bread, and grant us the grace to share it with others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 14:13-21

Thought for the Day

Today, I will share with others what God has given me.

Prayer Focus

Someone who has lost a home in a fire


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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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