[Jesus] went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. - Matthew 14:23 (NIV)

When my parents became Christians, they spent time reading the Bible and praying daily. My father gave me my first copy of The Upper Room when I was 13 years old; my mother, now 95 years old, continues to use this devotional guide each day.

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Today's Prayer
Loving Father, thank you for the blessings that come from setting aside time to read your word and to pray each day. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 19:7-11

Thought for the Day

Time spent in God’s word is always worthwhile.

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