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Why do you call me “Lord, Lord,” and do not do what I tell you? - Luke 6:46 (NRSV)

My friend Adam and I were camping, celebrating my decision to follow Christ. As I sat by the campfire, wrestling with the responsibility of my new faith, I felt a firm encouraging hand on my shoulder. I knew it was Jesus — Emmanuel, God with us.

I once would not...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, as we walk with you, help us continue to change to become more like Christ so that with you we can change the world. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 6:37-49

Thought for the Day

With Christ’s help, I can change the world.

Prayer Focus

For courage to follow Christ’s teaching

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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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