A just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief. - Proverbs 24:16 (KJV)

I recently read that Abraham Lincoln failed in business in 1831, suffered a nervous breakdown in 1836, and was defeated in his run for presidency in 1856. Instead of despairing and giving up, he refused to stop trying his best. Consequently, he was elected as the sixteenth president of the...

Today's Prayer
Merciful God, when we fail, give us the strength to stand up again. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Proverbs 24:15-20

Thought for the Day

God’s love, not my failure, defines me.

Prayer Focus

Those suffering setbacks

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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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