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God said, “I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth.” - Genesis 9:13 (NIV)

After a heavy rain shower began to slacken, sunshine and blue sky peeked through the clouds that remained. Then I saw an arc of brilliant colors — a rainbow shining against the dark clouds.

In the book of Genesis, a great flood covered the earth. Only Noah, his family, and...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, be with us this day whatever our circumstances as we watch for signs of your love and mercy. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 9:12-17

Thought for the Day

I will remember God’s promise in the rainbow.

Prayer Focus

To Notice Signs of God’s Mercy


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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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