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Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. - 2 Corinthians 9:7 (NIV)

One New Year’s Eve when I was a young adult, I went to bed sobbing as I reflected on all that had gone wrong over the past year. I desperately prayed to God that the next year would be better.

A year later, I was back on my feet again....

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, thank you for all the blessings you have given us. May our gifts reflect our gratitude for all that you have done. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 9:6-15

Thought for the Day

What will I give back to God today?

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