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The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. - Psalm 51:17 (KJV)

Today’s reading is from a psalm of David, the king of Israel. It reflects his thoughts after he has realized the gravity and implications of conspiracy against Uriah the Hittite and his adultery with Bathsheba, Uriah’s wife. His actions result in a baby boy, and God rebukes David through the...

Today's Prayer
Father in heaven, thank you for your mercy and the way you restore our lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 51:13-17

Thought for the Day

God’s love can restore anyone.

Prayer Focus

Someone feeling far from God


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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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