Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. - Psalm 19:14 (NRSV)

Words are powerful. Some words are a balm to our soul, while other words cut like a sharp knife. In an environment where God’s Spirit does not abound, hurtful or destructive words often prevail.

Followers of Christ are called to reflect our faith in word and deed. Our teacher, Jesus,...

Today's Prayer
Fine-tune our words, O God, so that others will know that we are followers of Christ. We pray as Jesus taught us, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matt. 6:9-13, NIV). Amen.
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Today's Reading
James 3:9-18

Thought for the Day

Today I will speak words of hope by sharing the good news of Jesus Christ.

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