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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.

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