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We, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members one of another. We have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us. - Romans 12:5-6 (NRSV)

I don’t enjoy cooking or washing dishes. So when members of the church prepare dinner each night of revival meetings, I don’t volunteer. “Are you going to be here to help?” the dinner director asked.

Ugh, I thought. I told her we had somewhere else to be. But it turned...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, thank you for giving us abilities that we can use in your service. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Exodus 35:20-35

Thought for the Day

Each act of service I perform is a gift to God.

Prayer Focus

To overcome reluctance to serve


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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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