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Your will be done. - Matthew 6:10 (NRSV)

Visiting Ruth in the hospital, I realized I had seen her many times at worship services but did not really know her. “My brain has been scanned so many times,” she said. I asked what she would like me to pray for. I was expecting to hear requests such as...

Today's Prayer
Sovereign God, help us always to put your will above our own desires as we pray, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matt. 6:9-13, NIV). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 6:9-13

Thought for the Day

In all circumstances, I striveto be able to tell God,“Your will be done.”

Prayer Focus

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