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You are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it. - 1 Corinthians 12:27 (NIV)

As a young boy, I fantasized that my first day on the baseball team was the beginning of a major-league career. However, my father’s war injury had prevented him from teaching me how to play baseball so my inability to catch, throw, or hit relegated me to being a benchwarmer....

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for making us a part of your church. May we help to lead others to a life of faithful service. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Corinthians 12:8-27

Thought for the Day

I will encourage someone to become an active part of the body of Christ.

Prayer Focus

Young people who feel overlooked


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