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The Lord said, “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.” - Genesis 15:1 (NIV)

I often think about Abram/Abraham, and his story inspires faithfulness and obedience in me. I relate to his story because my own life story is similar in several ways.

Abram was not young when God called him to migrate from the land of his family, and neither was I. He...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to savor the joy of faithfulness and obedience. Thank you for being our shield and our great reward. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 12:1-9

Thought for the Day

I can choose how I feel about following God’s call for me.

Prayer Focus

Those migrating from their homes


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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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