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Truly I tell you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, “Move from here to there,” and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you. - Matthew 17:20 (NRSV)

When I moved from the city back to my small hometown and to the little church where I had grown up, I assumed that the church was too small to be of much significance. Surely, I thought, its light could not shine as bright as that of the large urban...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, no matter how small or insignificant we might feel, grant us the faith to serve others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 17:14-20

Thought for the Day

I can accomplish great things through faith in Jesus Christ.

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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