For in hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope, for who hopes for what one already sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience. - Romans 8:24-25 (NRSVUE)

Watching the eight o’clock television program one morning made me realize that the clock in our house had stopped. I shook and tapped the clock several times in an attempt to coax it back into action, but it didn’t work. When I examined the clock more thoroughly, I found that...

Today's Prayer
Source of strength, help us to surrender our lives to your care. We pray in the name of Jesus. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 8:18-30

Thought for the Day

What is preventing me from relying on God’s strength today?

Prayer Focus

For courage to trust God’s provision

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