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Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. - 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NIV)

I had just finished high school when my father died. I felt my world collapsing as I stood by his body and reflected on all the promises he had made to me: to care for me and support my education to any level I desired.

I cried and could not...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to understand how the comfort you give us in trouble can console others in despair. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 1:3-7

Thought for the Day

I will share the comfort God has given me with others today.

Prayer Focus

For help and comfort in hard times


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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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