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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

Thought for the Day

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

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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