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“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” - 2 Timothy 4:7 (NIV)

At the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, John Stephen Akhwari was a marathon runner for Tanzania. During the race he fell, dislocated his knee, and injured his shoulder. In spite of his injuries he finished the race, although he was an hour behind the winner. When later he was...

Today's Prayer
O Lord, we pray that we may finish well and win the crown of life with you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 5:1-8

Thought for the Day

Faithful living allows me to finish life’s race well.

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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