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Elisha sent a messenger to say to [Naaman], “Go, wash yourself seven times in the Jordan, and your flesh will be restored and you will be cleansed.” - 2 Kings 5:10 (NIV)

The story of Naaman — a leper — reminds me of myself years ago. When I was a young adult I had some problems with my father. For years I prayed earnestly that God would show him the many faults I found with him. I was angry and hurt, and...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to look to you for guidance and to recognize and accept your guidance when it comes. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Kings 5:1-15

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