This is what the Lord says: “I will extend peace to her like a river, and the wealth of nations like a flooding stream.” - Isaiah 66:12 (NIV)

Whenever I read Isaiah 66 where the prophet speaks about restoring peace and prosperity to Jerusalem, it reminds me of when our family lived in Berlin during the Cold War. It was a city literally divided by the Berlin Wall. As a result, a certain tension always hung in the...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to seek your peace every day, in good times and in hard times, 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
Isaiah 66:10-13

Thought for the Day

What burdens can I give to the Lord today?

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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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