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Jacob said, “If I have found favor in your eyes, accept this gift from me. For to see your face is like seeing the face of God.” - Genesis 33:10 (NIV)

Growing up, I was no saint — any more than Esau. My younger brother was not a devil — any more than Jacob. Like all siblings, we competed for time, affection, and family resources. For a while in high school, almost every day when we arrived home I would so...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for showing us how to forgive and for allowing us to see your glory when we do. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 33:1-11

Thought for the Day

When I ask for forgiveness, I have a chance to see the face of God.

Prayer Focus

Someone I have wronged


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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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