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At the seventh time, when the priests had blown the trumpets, Joshua said to the people, “Shout! For the Lord has given you the city.” - Joshua 6:16 (NRSV)

The heating in our apartment building was completely broken and was unlikely to be repaired for at least 24 hours. As we settled in to wait, every tenant quickly felt the chill of winter.

My husband and I put on extra layers of clothing and thanked God for electricity to...

Today's Prayer
Merciful God, thank you for always being faithful. Teach us to praise you and trust in your deliverance even before we see a breakthrough in our situation. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Joshua 6:1-20

Thought for the Day

When doubts arise, I will praise the Lord’s faithfulness.

Prayer Focus

People without adequate shelter


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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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