Because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions — it is by grace you have been saved. - Ephesians 2:4-5 (NIV)

I sat with my daughter on the beach. Close by, a young girl and boy played in the sand. The children bickered a little and the boy ran to their caretaker yelling, “She’s using up all the sand!” My daughter and I stifled giggles at the statement as we surveyed...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for your limitless love which you demonstrated through Jesus, who died for us. Help us live in a way that others may know your love as we pray, “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation” (Luke 11:2-4, NIV). Amen.
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Today's Reading
Ephesians 2:4-10

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I can trust that God’s love for me will never end.

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