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Christmas Devotions: Sacrifice

Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, “Listen carefully: This child is destined to be the cause of the falling and rising of many in Israel and to be a sign that will be rejected. Indeed, as a result of him… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Sacrifice”

Christmas Devotions: Dream

After they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother and flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to look for the… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Dream”

Christmas Devotions: Anna

There was also a prophetess, Anna the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old, having been married to her husband for seven years until his death. She had lived as a widow since then for eighty four years. She… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Anna”

Christmas Devotions: Humility

And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. ~Doctor Luke, Luke 2:7 The significant promise of God was about to be fulfilled… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Humility”

Christmas Devotions: Light

Then Jesus spoke out again, “I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” ~Jesus, John 8:12 The darkness of sin filled the world but God promised a light… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Light”

Christmas Devotions: Go Home

Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire for taxes. This was the first registration, taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria. Everyone went to his own town to be registered. So Joseph also went up… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Go Home”

Christmas Devotions: Joseph And The Angel

Now the birth of Jesus Christ happened this way. While his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. Because Joseph, her husband to be, was a righteous man, and because… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Joseph And The Angel”

Christmas Devotions: Immanuel

For this reason the sovereign master himself will give you a confirming sign. Look, this virgin is about to conceive and will give birth to a son. You, young woman, will name him Immanuel. ~The Prophet Isaiah, Isaiah 7:14 Throughout history people have longed… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Immanuel”

Christmas Devotions: The Family of David

“I, Jesus, have sent my angel to testify to you about these things for the churches. I am the root and the descendant of David, the bright morning star!” ~Jesus, Revelation 22:16 God had made a promise to King David, it was a continuation… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: The Family of David”

Christmas Devotions: Foreshadowing

After Moses the LORD’s servant died, the LORD said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ assistant: “Moses my servant is dead. Get ready! Cross the Jordan River! Lead these people into the land which I am ready to hand over to them. ~God, Joshua… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Foreshadowing”

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