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You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. - Acts 1:8 (CEB)

I have often thought about what excitement and adventure international missionaries must experience as they follow the instructions given by Jesus in the Great Commission (Matt. 28:19-20 and Mark 16:15). Despite my interest, my husband and I have not yet felt called to serve in this way.

Recently, several churches...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for sending our helper, the Holy Spirit, so that we may serve as witnesses for Jesus wherever we are. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 16:9-20

Thought for the Day

Offering to pray with my neighbors is a simple way to demonstrate God’s love.

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