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God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. - Genesis 1:3 (NIV)

The first day of a new venture can be both exciting and unnerving. My first day of college brought many firsts — a new job, a new city, a new church, a new home. These firsts brought a mix of anticipation and apprehension into my life.

With each new venture,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, remind us that you go before us this day. We want the light of your word to lead and guide us in whatever we may face. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 1:1-5

Thought for the Day

God is with me in all my beginnings and endings.

Prayer Focus

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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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