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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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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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