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January 21, 2021

Posted: January 21, 2021

Thursday, January 21: Scripture – Jonah 3:5 5 And the people of Nineveh believed God; they proclaimed a fast, and everyone, great and small, put on sackcloth. Prayer Focus: And yet, look what happens when the Lord’s prophet is even minimally faithful to the call. The people of Nineveh believed God; they proclaimed a fast,… 
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January 20, 2021

Posted: January 20, 2021

Wednesday, January 20: Scripture – Jonah 3:3-4 3 So Jonah set out and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly large city, a three days’ walk across. 4 Jonah began to go into the city, going a day’s walk. And he cried out, “Forty days more, and… 
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January 19, 2021

Posted: January 19, 2021

Tuesday, January 19: Scripture – Jonah 3:2 2 “Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you.” Prayer Focus: Go to Nineveh, that great city. As one who spent my formative teen years in a small town with more cows than people, the “city” has always… 
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January 18, 2021

Posted: January 18, 2021

Monday, January 18: Scripture – Jonah 3:1 1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time, Prayer Focus: Today we mark the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. in our nation. King stood in the long tradition of prophets in scripture and the history of the church. This week in our daily… 
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January 17, 2021

Posted: January 17, 2021

Sunday, January 17: Scripture – I Samuel 3:10 10 Now the Lord came and stood there, calling as before, “Samuel! Samuel!” And Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” Prayer Focus: The Lord calls Samuel a fourth time – the Lord is nothing if not persistent! And Samuel responds with the words that Eli… 
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January 16, 2021

Posted: January 16, 2021

Saturday, January 16: Scripture – 1 Samuel 3:9 9 Therefore Eli said to Samuel, “Go, lie down; and if he calls you, you shall say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. Prayer Focus: Eli tells Samuel to return to his place, to lie down and… 
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January 15, 2021

Posted: January 15, 2021

Friday, January 15: Scripture – 1 Samuel 3:8 8 The Lord called Samuel again, a third time. And he got up and went to Eli, and said, “Here I am, for you called me.” Then Eli perceived that the Lord was calling the boy. Prayer Focus: The third time the Lord calls Samuel and Samuel… 
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January 14, 2021

Posted: January 14, 2021

Thursday, January 14: Scripture – 1 Samuel 3:6-7 6 The Lord called again, “Samuel!” Samuel got up and went to Eli, and said, “Here I am, for you called me.” But he said, “I did not call, my son; lie down again.” 7 Now Samuel did not yet know the Lord, and the word of… 
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January 13, 2021

Posted: January 13, 2021

Wednesday, January 13: Scripture – 1 Samuel 3:4-5 4 Then the Lord called, “Samuel! Samuel!” and he said, “Here I am!” 5 and ran to Eli, and said, “Here I am, for you called me.” But he said, “I did not call; lie down again.” So he went and lay down. Prayer Focus: The Lord… 
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January 12, 2021

Posted: January 12, 2021

Tuesday, January 12: Scripture – 1 Samuel 3:2-3 2 At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, was lying down in his room; 3 the lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel was lying down in the temple of the Lord, where the… 
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