THIS DAY is a gift from God,
and I open it with prayer and gratitude,
asking that I might use it wisely,
asking that there might be time and opportunity
to serve by sharing what I’ve been given.
– Roberta Porter
Alive Now, July/August 2011
From “Morning Prayer,” by Roberta Porter, page 8 in Alive Now, July/August 2011. Copyright © 2011 by The Upper Room. All rights reserved. Used by permission. http://www.upperroom.org/bookstore/. Learn more about or purchase this book.
Pray today’s prayer. Share your thoughts.
Today’s Scripture Reading
For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have died.
1 Thessalonians 4:14, NRSV
This Week: Pray for those who harbor resentment. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room Living Prayer Center or share it in the comment section below.
Tips for Your Spirit:
The Living Prayer Center is an important ministry of The Upper Room. Read how it has affected both it’s callers and volunteers: “I am Here to Pray for You”.
This week we remember Antoinette Brown Blackwell (November 5).
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