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A Samaritan, who was on a journey, came to where the man was. But when he saw him, he was moved with compassion. - Luke 10:33 (CEB)

It has often intrigued me that Jesus commended a social outcast in his parable about the good Samaritan. But until recently, I hadn’t paid attention to the fact that of the ten lepers Jesus healed, the only one to return and thank Jesus for healing him was also a Samaritan...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for helping us when we feel forgotten by others. Help us to see our true worth. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 10:25-37

Thought for the Day

No one is an outcast in Jesus’ eyes.

Prayer Focus

Those who feel excluded


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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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