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Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. - Deuteronomy 6:5 (NIV)

One of my favorite Bible stories is that of Samuel. His mother, Hannah, had begged God to give her a child. God blessed her with a son, Samuel, whom Hannah brought to serve in the temple.

We can imagine little Samuel helping Eli, the high priest in the temple of...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to serve you like Samuel did. Remind us to be zealous in all our work, because every act of service is pleasing to you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Samuel 3:1-10

Thought for the Day

Every act of faithful service is sacred.

Prayer Focus

To serve God diligently


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