The Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” - 1 Samuel 16:7 (NIV)

I drove to the school where my wife teaches kindergarten to deliver a package. I opened her classroom door only to find she had stepped out. As I stood in the doorway, one of the students asked, “Who are you?” My response was, “Who do you think I am?” When...

Today's Prayer
O Lord, help us not to judge others by appearance alone but strive to discern their inner qualities. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Samuel 16:1-7

Thought for the Day

God values my character more than my appearance.

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