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God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. - 2 Timothy 1:7 (KJV)

When I was young, I was afraid of going into the basement. With only one dim light overhead, our basement was eerie and dark with many shadows and corners. What made it even more dreadful was a huge octopus-looking furnace with large tentacles coming out from the top of its...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for giving us strength in times of doubt. We know you are with us in all times. Give us a spirit of power and love, and dispel our fears. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Timothy 1:6-14

Thought for the Day

God’s Spirit moves us forward in the face of adversity.

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