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As for you, brothers and sisters, never tire of doing what is good. - 2 Thessalonians 3:13 (NIV)

Every so often a certain young man would arrive at my workplace to ask for money or for other assistance. Sometimes I willingly gave him money. Other times I did so grudgingly because though he always insisted he was going to change his ways, he didn’t. His addiction had destroyed...

Today's Prayer
God of grace, help us to show compassion to our sisters and brothers, even when we think they don’t deserve it. We pray in the name of the One who shows compassion to us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 7:11-16

Thought for the Day

God’s radical grace calls me to give and expect nothing in return.

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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