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To what should I compare the kingdom of God? It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed in with three measures of flour until all of it was leavened. - Luke 13:20-21 (NRSV)

The last time my two grandsons and I made pizzas, I tried a new recipe for the dough. I watched as a tiny packet of yeast, activated by a little warm water and a bit of sugar, helped to create a bowl of rapidly expanding dough.

The power of that...

Today's Prayer
Compassionate God, help us remember that even our small acts of faith and service to you will grow under the right conditions. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 13:18-21

Thought for the Day

God can use my small acts of faith to have a big impact.

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