Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. - Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)

When I was younger and rode my bicycle long distances, the lesson of today’s quoted verse was made very real to me. I remember seeing hills in the distance that appeared to be nearly vertical and impossible to pedal over. The mirage of the looming challenge stirred apprehension and dread...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, grant us the strength and peace that comes from faith in Jesus Christ so that we will not shrink from obligations and opportunities we face each day. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Isaiah 40:28-31

Thought for the Day

God can help me persevere to reach my goals.

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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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