So we do not lose heart. Even though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed day by day. - 2 Corinthians 4:16 (NRSV)

I was driving my daughter home from school when we got stuck in traffic due to road maintenance work. I was in a hurry, so I complained: “What have they done to the road? They’ve dug such big holes that we can’t even get through.” In response to my complaints,...

Today's Prayer
O God, make us into the people you want us to be. When we feel broken, give us hope as we pray, “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation” (Luke 11:2-4, NIV). Amen.
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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 4:7-16

Thought for the Day

God can use my unwelcome seasons to strengthen my faith.

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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