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Lord, you know everyone’s heart. - Acts 1:24 (NIV)

As a teenager, I struggled with acne. Every morning I obsessed over how to cover new zits on my face. I avoided getting too close when speaking with strangers, thinking they might be repulsed by my face. I prayed every night for God to take away my defects because I...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to value in ourselves what matters most to you. Help us to love and serve you without reservation. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Acts of the Apostles 1:15-17, 20-26

Thought for the Day

I will value in myself what God values — my heart.

Prayer Focus

Those who are insecure about their looks


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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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