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The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to drown!” . . . Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm. - Matthew 8:25-26 (NIV)

Until my sister passed away, she would send me El Aposento Alto, the Spanish-language edition of The Upper Room. Last summer, another sister sent a copy of the magazine to me. Little did I know what a source of blessing and strength it would be at that particular time. On...

Today's Prayer
Ever-present God, when we call out to you in distress, you hear our prayers. Give us strength to face the hard times. In the name of Jesus Christ, we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 8:23-27

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God’s sure refuge is stronger than any storm.

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