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[Jesus] went up the mountain and called to him those whom he wanted. . . . And he appointed twelve, whom he also named apostles, to be with him, and to be sent out to proclaim the message, and to have authority to cast out demons. - Mark 3:13-15 (NRSV)

I have recently been spending more time reading God’s word and praying, and though I could be more consistent in my practice, every day I grow closer to God than I was the day before. When I read scripture it becomes God’s voice to me, and I learn what God...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, draw us closer to you each day. Help us to hear your voice in your word so that we may share your love with others. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 3:13-19

Thought for the Day

How can I draw closer to God today?

Prayer Focus

Those discerning their calling


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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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