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It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. - Galatians 5:1 (NIV)

When I was young, I had a dog named Ollie. He was tiny but intelligent. When I rattled keys in my hand, he would spring to his feet and grab his leash with his mouth. Once we were outside, he would stay close to me as long as his leash...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, as we rejoice in the freedom that you provide, help us also to comfort those who are imprisoned by the heavy burdens of life. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Galatians 5:13-18

Thought for the Day

No walls on earth can keep me from freedom in Christ.

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