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Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. - Proverbs 22:6 (NIV)

After nearly 70 years I still have a clear memory of the nursery class in my childhood church. Miss Mable made the Bible stories come alive for us. She let us help tell the story as we placed felt-backed cutout figures of Bible characters on a board covered with flannel....

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, for children. Guide those who teach them with your love and grace. Help us to encourage and support others who lead children in learning about Jesus. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 19:13-15

Thought for the Day

How am I living the gospel for others to see?

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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