Workbook
Lesson #
86

(71) Only God's plan for salvation will work.
(72) Holding grievances is an attack on God's plan for salvation.

Text
Reading
T-8.VII.9-16

The Body as a Means of Communication

Today's
Inspiration

The Love of God is in everything He created, for His Son is everywhere. Look with peace upon your brothers, and God will come rushing into your heart in gratitude for your gift to Him (T-10.V.7:6-7).

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