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Though [the Lord] brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. - Lamentations 3:32 (NIV)

My friend has sent me greeting cards for the past 30 years. She doesn’t send just a birthday or a Christmas card, she sends a card for every holiday. She never misses one. But recently tragedy struck, and her home burned to the ground; she lost everything she owned. I...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, for the people who have shaped and strengthened our Christian walk. Help us to be Christlike examples for others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Lamentations 3:25-33

Thought for the Day

Because of God’s power to redeem, no tragedy can destroy my faith.

Prayer Focus

Those who have lost their homes to fire


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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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