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Just as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is also dead. - James 2:26 (NRSV)

My doctor suggested that I lose weight, and he gave me a new diet plan which I began to follow. However, despite my efforts I was losing very little weight. At my next appointment, I asked my doctor what I was doing wrong. He asked me what exercise I was...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to care for our bodies and our spirits so that we may live abundantly with you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 2:14-24

Thought for the Day

Putting my faith into action is my daily work.

Prayer Focus

Someone beginning a new health regimen


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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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