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Since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive. - 1 Corinthians 15:21-22 (NIV)

My wife showed me an obituary that a friend had sent to her. It was shockingly brief; it simply gave the man’s name, where he lived, and then: “He died.” Two words summed up a life of 65 years.

My initial reaction was that an obituary so short showed a...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, thank you for the gift of your Son, Jesus Christ. Help us to prepare for eternal life by serving others and bringing glory to your name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 1:3-9

Thought for the Day

For all who believe in Christ, death is not the last word.

Prayer Focus

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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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