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Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. And God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness. - Genesis 1:3-4 (NRSV)

While walking to an evening worship service, I saw the soft, warm light from the sanctuary’s stained glass windows glowing in the night. The windows provided a welcome but limited illumination to my surroundings. It occurred to me that this outward-bound light pales in comparison to what we experience during...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to recognize our limitations, even as we seek to share the gospel with others. As Jesus taught us, we pray, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matt. 6:9-13, NIV). Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 12:44-46

Thought for the Day

God’s light is infinitely bright.

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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

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