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Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. - Exodus 40:34 (NIV)

I tend to fall into the trap of comparing myself with others quite easily. Usually I’m comparing my spirituality or level of ministry involvement to that of others. The other day on social media, I came across a photograph that corrected my perspective. The picture was of a breakfast-in-bed tray...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, forgive us when we compare ourselves to others. Help us keep our eyes focused on you and to use the gifts you’ve given us for your glory. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 10:12-18

Thought for the Day

It is enough to offer my best to God.

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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