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The disciples woke [Jesus] and said to him, “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?” - Mark 4:38 (NIV)

At first, when Jesus and his disciples were at sea during a terrible storm, Jesus was sound asleep. The waves were threatening all of their lives. “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?” Those words cut. I’d heard this passage in Mark before, but that day it expressed exactly the...

Today's Prayer
Dear Jesus, help us in our storms to stop and see your almighty power. We know that you will deliver us as we trust in you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 4:35-41

Thought for the Day

Jesus invites me into his rest and care.

Prayer Focus

To find peace and rest in Jesus


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