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Jesus replied, “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.” - Luke 9:62 (NIV)

Several years ago, I worked in sales. My sales partner was an energetic young man fresh out of college. After a few months, he started to become frustrated. “I don’t know how to make a dent in our market,” he would say.

One day after hearing his frustrations, I told...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to see you in the ordinary moments of daily existence. Show us ways to submit our lives to you and to learn obedience. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 9:57-62

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What small moments can I submit to Christ today?

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