Confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. - James 5:16 (NRSV)

“You are forgiven.” When I heard those words, a burden of guilt was lifted from me. I had called a longtime friend to confess a wrong that I had committed against him 51 years before.

I had confessed the sin to God, but I had never admitted it to my...

Today's Prayer
Merciful God, thank you for forgiving us when we sincerely confess to you. Thank you also for the forgiveness of others. Help us all to move toward the wholeness that you offer. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Colossians 3:12-14

Thought for the Day

Whom do I need to ask for forgiveness today?

Prayer Focus

Those burdened by guilt

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