By grace you have been saved, through faith — and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God. - Ephesians 2:8 (NIV)

The pink clutch with plastic embossed flowers was one of the prettiest things my eight-year-old eyes had ever seen. The salesclerk told me it cost one dollar, so I decided to work until I could buy it.

I did jobs at home and for neighbors until I finally had enough...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us realize that there is nothing we can do to buy or earn salvation. Thank you for making it available to us as a gift. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 2:1-10

Thought for the Day

Jesus has paid the full price for me.

Prayer Focus

Gratitude for God’s gift of eternal life

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