Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. - John 20:1 (NIV)

One Easter Sunday, my pastor preached on the account of the Resurrection in John 20. I don’t even recall what the main point of her message was because the phrase “while it was still dark” captured my attention.

My wife and I had been going through a very difficult time...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, thank you for the stories of hope we find in scripture, especially that of your Son’s resurrection. Help us to trust in that living hope. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 20:1-9

Thought for the Day

Even when we don’t perceive it, our loving God is at work.

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