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The water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life. - John 4:14 (NIV)

My wife had a doctor’s appointment, so I accompanied her on the bus ride. Along the way we passed a park, and I noticed a fountain. Perched on its edge were several pigeons who had been drawn to the fresh water fountain to quench their thirst. They drank trustingly, and...

Today's Prayer
Giver of life eternal, thank you for offering the gift of living water to satisfy our souls. We pray the prayer Jesus taught us, “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. Give us day by day our daily bread. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil” (Luke 11:2-4, KJV). Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 4:9-14

Thought for the Day

“My soul thirsts for God, for the living God” (Ps. 42:2, NIV).

Prayer Focus

Those without access to clean water


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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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