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Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. - Colossians 3:17 (NIV)

In January of 1959 I was a relatively new Christian and was checking in at my new assignment at Osan Air Force Base in Korea. As an Airman Second Class I had two stripes on my sleeve. The Tech Sergeant who was also checking in had five, showing he outranked...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us not to be intimidated by others so that we can live out our Christian faith wherever we are. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Colossians 3:15-17

Thought for the Day

I will follow Christ no matter the circumstances.

Prayer Focus

Those around me who do not know Christ


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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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