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Prayer, Thought for Today

Most Holy Father, thank You for this the second day of the the Hebrew calendar, and first day of the Christian calendar; whatever day that is celebrated is a day of Your creation,, and I just want to say, "Thank You for Grace and Mercy shown toward--family, friends, saints and enemies--but especially to me!" On this day Father, I pray the blood of Jesus for divine protection, health and financial blessings for us all. Bless our homes, jobs and schools as well as the dangerous highways and byways. In Jesus' name is my prayer. Amen. - Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy

Fresh Start Devotionals

Getting Real As I’ve gotten older, I’m less understanding about the waiting involved with office visits. Though I know that a 2:00 appointment, really means that the doctor will see me 2:45ish, waiting still irritates me to no end. I mean, if the doctor wanted to see me at 2:45, why not just schedule the appointment for then? As grateful as I am for the out-of-date magazines that they supply in the waiting room, I can usually think of a thousand places I’d rather be and an equal number of things I’d rather be doing. It’s tough being a patient. But you know, I bet it’s tough being a doctor too. I sure wouldn’t want to be putting a tongue depressor in people’s mouth and smelling their breath all day-and I don’t even want to think about the other places they have to routinely poke and prod. As frustrating as insurance companies are to the patient, the frustration doctors must experience must be multiplied by as many patients as they have. And then there’s the visit itself. I can only i…

Amazing Grace : 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions

may light upon me shine. O may I find my armor there, Thy Word my trusty sword! I’ll learn to fight with ev’ry foe the battle of the Lord! For Today: Psalm 119:105; 130; John 5:39; 6:63; 2 Timothy 3:16 Allow the Bible’s relevance, beauty, and simplicity to thrill your soul. Reflect on this musical reminder to help— Kenneth W. Osbeck, Amazing Grace : 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Kregel Publications, 1990). 76.