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The psalmist wrote, “I’m for peace, but when I speak, they are for war.” - Psalm 120:7 (CEB)

In Psalm 120, it seems that the psalmist was getting frustrated at not finding any peace at all in his surroundings — or even the entire world. In a state of great stress and agony, he was asking God to deliver him from the corrupt minds who do not accept...

Today's Prayer
God of peace, comfort those who are living in great turmoil, and rescue those who face persecution. Grant them your peace. In the name of Jesus, we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 120:1-7

Thought for the Day

Even in countries torn by war, I can find God’s peace.

Prayer Focus

People in war-torn countries


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