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[God’s] word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. - Psalm 119:105 (NIV)

My wife and I, along with the help of our children and grandchildren, have the tradition of picking out a live Christmas tree each year. My wife and grandkids are in charge of decorating the tree, and they do an awesome job.

But before the first ornament is hung, it’s...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to brighten someone’s day with your love through an encouraging word, an act of kindness, or simply a smile. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 5:14-16

Thought for the Day

I can be God’s light for someone whose world seems dark.

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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