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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)

Depression has afflicted my life in different ways over the years. One constant was fear — the persistent catch in my chest that made it difficult to ever be completely at ease. It felt as if everything had the potential to fill me with fear. Often I would awake in...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for your word. Help us to rely on it with the sure knowledge that you will always give us strength. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 6:10-17

Thought for the Day

With God’s word to encourage me, I can stand firm.

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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

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