The Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart. - 1 Samuel 16:7 (KJV)

When I was in university, I was given cans of milk to take to school. I took care to clean the cans regularly and kept them in a secure place, but I didn’t consume the milk for several months. I thought that if the cans were clean and attractive on...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, create in us a right spirit. Help us to see the harmful things we harbor in our hearts and to let them go. Amen.
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Today's Reading
1 Samuel 16:1-13

Thought for the Day

God cares about my heart more than my outward appearance.

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