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Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. - Ephesians 6:18 (NIV)

The time had come for corn bread baking in my 4-H club. Yet after weeks of preparation, I still didn’t know if my muffins would come out of the oven competition-ready. The Sunday before the contest, I entered my Sunday school classroom slightly discouraged. After our lesson my teacher, Mr....

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to bring all our burdens to you and, with every prayer, grow closer to you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 5:13-18

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Today, in any struggle — large or small — I will pray.

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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”

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