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Suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us. - Romans 5:3-5 (NRSV)

It started with a twinge of pain in my leg, but the little twinges soon became greater and steadily intensified. Two years later, while I was sitting in my seventh-grade math class, I was told to go to the front office. I could feel my heart pounding as I walked...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, comfort us when we face illness and pain. Give us a renewed sense of hope and faith in your love. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 5:1-11

Thought for the Day

God fills me with hope and helps me endure.

Prayer Focus

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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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