Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. For what children are not disciplined by their father? - Hebrews 12:7 (NIV)

Drinking soft drinks or juice in my young nephew’s presence will likely cause him to cry because he wants the drink and is not allowed to consume too much sugar. One day as he was crying for juice, it occurred to me that while children may cry for something that...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, when we cry for unnecessary or harmful things, teach us to understand your discipline and embrace a love for your correction. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Hebrews 12:4-11

Thought for the Day

God sees beyond what I want to what is best for me.

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Those suffering through trials


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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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