Devotionals

“Will not the Day of the Lord be darkness, not light – pitch dark, without a ray of brightness?” -Amos 5:20 You and I have a tendency to look at a new year with expectations. Those expectations are affected by what...

“But these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.” -Matthew 25:46 Eternity, for all the sure promises of our future home, is a great unknown for us mortals; the Bible says it is...

“Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the King, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, ‘Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star when it rose and have come...

“For you always have the poor with you, but you will not always have me.” -Matthew 26:11 Perhaps Christmas is a day your mind is focused on family rather than the poor; then again, maybe you really are thinking of the...

“Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, ‘Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace to men on whom His favor rests.’” -Luke 2:13-14 Can you picture the...

“And He went down with them and came to Nazareth and was submissive to them. And His mother treasured up all these things in her heart.” -Luke 2:51 Mary had much more to ponder than most mothers. After all, she was the...

“And she gave birth to her firstborn Son and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.” -Luke 2:7 It was the most important birth ever! Mary had traveled a...

“And Mary said, ‘Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.’” -Luke 1:38 She was a major part of the incarnation. After the baby who was called Immanuel, meaning “God with...

“Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes. And He will turn the hearts of fathers to their children and the hearts of children to their fathers, lest I come and strike the...

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