The Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. - Isaiah 7:14 (NIV)

From a young age, I was taught at home and in church about God’s promises in scripture — those God has already kept and those yet to be fulfilled. I imagine that the childhood of Mary, the mother of Jesus, may have been similar.

In her time, the Jews were...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for allowing us to play a part in your unfolding story. Help us to love others the way Jesus prayed we would and to share your truth every day. Amen.
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Today's Reading
John 17:20-26

Thought for the Day

I am an important part of God’s unfolding story.

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Those who feel unimportant

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