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What does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. - Micah 6:8 (NIV)

I think often about the meaning of Micah 6:8. I love justice, but if justice were up to me, few people would get a second chance. When criminals are pardoned from a hearing because of their declining health, I want them to go to the hearing anyway — if they...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, we thank you that you are a God who gives second chances. We pray that you will strengthen us to do the same for others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Colossians 3:12-17

Thought for the Day

I reflect God’s gracious love when I show mercy.

Prayer Focus

To be merciful


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