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Do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here, because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you. - Genesis 45:5 (NIV)

My family relies on me for help financially. While my friends go shopping for new clothes, bags, or shoes, I must save money to pay rent for my family’s home. When my friends go on vacation, I have to save money for my father’s medical care. I’m sometimes tempted to...

Today's Prayer
God of grace, thank you for opportunities to be a blessing to others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 45:1-15

Thought for the Day

I will joyfully accept opportunities to bless others today.

Prayer Focus

Those with many responsibilities


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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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