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You are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. - 1 Peter 2:9 (NIV)

I hurried to the park near my house, excited to try out for the Little League team. After doing drills for a while, we gathered to hear who was chosen to be part of the team. I was expectant, but unfortunately I was not chosen. Dejected, I slowly walked home....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for choosing us. Help us to remember that we have an honorable calling. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 2:1-10

Thought for the Day

God will always choose me.

Prayer Focus

Those who feel unwanted


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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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