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Fearing that we would be dashed against the rocks, they dropped four anchors from the stern and prayed for daylight. - Acts 27:29 (NIV)

The apostle Paul had been arrested and was sailing to Rome, accompanied by nearly three hundred people, when they ended up in a horrible storm. They were helpless and fearful, and disaster was waiting beyond the next wave.

In the middle of their struggles, an angel of the Lord appeared...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for your faithfulness. Help us to trust in the anchor your hope provides as we pray, “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation” (Luke 11:2-4, NIV). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Acts of the Apostles 27:13-26

Thought for the Day

Jesus is my anchor of hope.

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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