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When the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” - John 20:19 (NIV)

In September 1981, the church building in Sandnes, Norway, reopened after several weeks of being closed. While I was serving as minister, the church received a donation that allowed the church council to commission a new altar icon.

After taking part in our worship services for several weeks, the artist,...

Today's Prayer
Almighty God, thank you for enfolding us with your limitless love and concern. We praise you for sending us your son and for giving us new life. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 20:11-22

Thought for the Day

How can I reflect the love of Christ today?

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