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The God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. - 1 Peter 5:10 (NIV)

Sherry and I have been lifelong friends even when hundreds of miles separated us. When I was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time and told that my uncertain future would be filled with months of chemotherapy and radiation, I was overwhelmed with anxiety and fear. My prayers seemed...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for your word that we can share and use to encourage each other. Help us to use our suffering for your glory. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 5:6-11

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