Jesus said, “I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail.” - Luke 22:32 (NIV)

Some years ago after retiring as a pastor, I started to make a list of people to pray for. I couldn’t remember the increasing number of names I was concerned about, so I used my computer to record the names — to refresh my memory. I found that new names...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for hearing our prayers. We pray always in the blessed name of your dear Son, Jesus. Amen.
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Today's Reading
James 5:13-16

Thought for the Day

My spare moments offer opportunities to pray for others.

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