I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon of the church in Cenchreae. - Romans 16:1 (NIV)

My good friend’s health is declining. He has experienced two episodes of heart failure, and another occurrence could end his life. He is a member of a church where I once served as pastor. Knowing I will be asked to pay tribute to him at his funeral, I began to...

Today's Prayer
Lord God, help us to be encouragers for our friends by showing them your love in our words and actions. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 16:1-15

Thought for the Day

Don’t put off giving encouragement to someone who needs it now.

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