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In my distress I called to the Lord; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears. - Psalm 18:6 (NIV)

A few months after my graduation from high school, I found myself running to find a safe place to hide. My native country had broken into a war (genocide) that killed approximately 800,000 people — including my family members. This unexpected, barbaric event left me parentless, homeless, and penniless. I...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to lean on you and to trust you in times of fear and grief. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Samuel 22:1-7

Thought for the Day

God hears my deepest cries.

Prayer Focus

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