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Jesus answered, “Very truly, I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit.” - John 3:5 (NRSV)

I was part of a construction crew that worked on new housing developments. Our job was to connect houses to the water system. The work was not always easy, but it was worth the effort. When we turned on the water, a once-quiet house suddenly seemed alive — we knew...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to remember that you are the living water. Thank you for transforming our emptiness into abundant life. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 4:7-15

Thought for the Day

God’s love can always give me life.

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