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The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Though an host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident. - Psalm 27:1, 3 (KJV)

El Salvador had been in a civil war for nearly a decade when in November of 1989, those who sought to overthrow the government brought the fight to the capital city, San Salvador, where I lived. For a few days, my family and I were trapped in our house, hiding...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, deliver us from danger and from those who would do us harm, for you are our refuge and our savior. We trust in you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 27:1-14

Thought for the Day

God is powerful enough to deliver me from danger.

Prayer Focus

Children in war zones

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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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