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If you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live. - Romans 8:13 (NIV)

Late one evening, I saw a large spider crawling in my bathroom. Thankfully, this didn’t send me into a horrified yelling fit. The spider’s presence did, however, motivate me to remove it — fast.

Soon after getting rid of the spider, I thought of my reaction to my sin. God...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for the gifts of Jesus Christ, your Holy Spirit, and your word — all of which empower us to overcome sin. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 8:5-14

Thought for the Day

With God’s help, I can overcome my sin.

Prayer Focus

Gratitude for God’s grace


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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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