Jesus said, “I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” - Luke 15:10 (NIV)

When I was a child, the tropical outdoors of Nigeria where I lived beckoned to me. In grass, rocks, dirt, mud, cement patio — whatever the setting — I found a toy that would keep me happily playing for countless hours. Sometimes, other children would join in, each adding another...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, we acknowledge that we were all once lost. Thank you for loving us enough to send your Son to save us. In his name we pray. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Luke 15:1-10

Thought for the Day

I can rejoice with God and the angels in heaven when a lost one is found.

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Children in Nigeria


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