You are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. - 1 Peter 2:9 (NIV)

My three-year-old son, Henrik, was clearly upset as he walked toward me in the church hallway. When I asked him what was wrong, he replied, “Someone called me a sweetie pie, but I’m not a pie! I’m Henrik!” I tried to hide the smile on my face so that he...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to ignore the hurtful names others may call us. Teach us to declare your truths, believing what your word says about who we are in Christ. Amen.
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Today's Reading
1 John 3:1-3

Thought for the Day

Today I will walk confidently because of who I am in Christ.

Prayer Focus

To embrace my identity in Christ


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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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