The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. - John 1:5 (NIV)

For several years I lived in a place where electricity could not be depended on. Most days we had electricity for three or four hours in the evening, but when the electricity abruptly went off there was total darkness. On clear nights the stars of the Milky Way and the...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Father, for the gift of light you have given us through your Son. Amen.
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Today's Reading
John 1:1-14

Thought for the Day

God’s light is always in me because I belong to God.

Prayer Focus

Those without reliable electricity


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