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God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. - John 3:16 (NIV)

Recently my son required corrective surgery for which the surgeon had to break his jaw in seven places. We knew the surgery was needed, but that only slightly reduced the stress. In a quiet corner of the surgical floor, we prayed.

“Are you scared, Son?” I asked him. “Yes,” he...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us never to forget the sacrifice that you and Jesus made for our salvation. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 3:1-21

Thought for the Day

Jesus endured separation from God to separate me from my sin.

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