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O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise. - Psalm 51:15 (NRSV)

I’ll never be able to forgive myself. Just typing these words stirs up many emotions in me. The years of regret were strong; I wore them like chains. Sexual immorality and destructive choices had contributed to my already-low self-esteem. It has taken years, but the story of King David has...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, help us to release our regrets and to open our mouths in praise to you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 51:1-17

Thought for the Day

God’s mercy deserves my praise.

Prayer Focus

To turn regret into praise


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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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