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Who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies of the living God? - 1 Samuel 17:26 (NRSV)

My sink and roof leaked last week. In addition to these problems, my spouse’s business is suffering due to our country’s uncertain political situation and economic downturn. Even with less income, we still have to pay the school fees for our biological and foster children. All together, these troubles feel...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for your lovingkindness that is new every morning. Help us to focus on you rather than the magnitude of the problems we face. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Samuel 17:24-49

Thought for the Day

Because my God is big, I can face anything.

Prayer Focus

Those living in uncertain political situations


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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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