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Jesus said, “I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.” - John 14:13 (NRSV)

At the age of 23 I married a man who was not a Christian. Our lives became extremely busy running a school. All the while I prayed for my husband’s salvation.

One day, after we had been married for 30 years, my husband showed me an invitation he had received...

Today's Prayer
Our loving Father, use us as channels of your love. Be with us and help us to become good witnesses for you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 14:12-14

Thought for the Day

Persistence in prayer is never a waste.

Prayer Focus

For persistence in praying for loved ones


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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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