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Embarrassing. Advent Devotion from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri. Call His Name Jesus.

Embarrassing | Advent Devotion

Embarrassing Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Saturday, December 7 And Zechariah said to the angel, “How shall I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife is advanced in years.” And the angel answered him, “I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I was sent to speak to you and to bring you this good news. And behold, you will be silent and unable to speak until the day that these things take…
Change. Advent Devotion from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri. Call His Name Jesus.

Change | Advent Devotion

Change Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Friday, December 6 And there appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense. And Zechariah was troubled when he saw him, and fear fell upon him. But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard ….” Luke 1:11-13a It must have been rough for Zechariah. For years and years he and his wife had been praying…
The Days of Herod. Dawn is coming. Advent Devotion from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri.

The Days of Herod | Advent Devotion

The Days of Herod Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Thursday, December 5 In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah … Luke 1:5a “In the days of Herod,” says Luke. It’s easy to skip over those words, to treat them as a date and nothing more. Yet if we do that, we miss something important. Who was this Herod, king of Judea? Well, he was a genius in some ways—a great builder in particular. But…
Keeping Promises. Watch and wedding rings. Advent Devotion from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri.

Keeping Promises | Advent Devotion

Keeping Promises Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Wednesday, December 4 All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and they shall call His Name Immanuel” (which means, God with us). Matthew 1:22-23 Back in the late 1970s, my future husband was in a prison camp in Vietnam with a friend of his, Ben. Ben was a jeweler, and he promised that one day, if they both…
Show Us The Father | Advent Devotion 1

Show Us The Father | Advent Devotion

Show Us The Father Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Tuesday, December 3 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen His glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. … No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, He has made Him known. John 1:14, 18 “Show us the Father,” said one of Jesus’ disciples on the night before He…
A Deep Dive Into The Ordinary | Advent Devotion 2

A Deep Dive Into The Ordinary | Advent Devotion

A Deep Dive Into The Ordinary Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Monday, December 2 Jesus, when He began His ministry, was about thirty years of age, being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son of Heli, the son of Matthat … the son of Esli … the son of Josech … the son of Elmadam … the son of Nathan, the son of David … Luke 3:23-31 and following Have you ever heard of an underground river?…
Big and Tiny | Advent Devotion 3

Big and Tiny | Advent Devotion

Big and Tiny Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Sunday, December 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him was not any thing made that was made. John 1:1-3 Advent for us starts where it always has—with the One who created everything. It starts with God the Father, who made us and loved us—…
Call His Name Jesus daily advent devotions 2019

Advent Devotions 2019

Call His Name Jesus Daily Devotions for Advent | Coming In December 2019 Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri is here to share Good News with you. Christmas is coming—and more importantly—Jesus The King is coming. Remembering His birth at Christmas, prepare your heart with us with daily devotions for you and your family, beginning on December 1. Each day’s Advent Devotion will include: a short Scripture reading a devotional thought a prayer reflection questions Advent Devotions are brought to…
resurrection rolls. taking faith home. family devotions. immanuel lutheran church lcms. joplin missouri.

Resurrection Rolls

Taking Faith Home A Weekly Resource to Encourage Your Family | Today’s Excerpt and Scripture | Thursday, April 25 RITUALS AND TRADITIONS Celebrate Easter by making “Resurrection Rolls.” Ingredients: One can of crescent rolls 8 large marshmallows 1/2 cup melted butter 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 Tbsp. of cinnamon The white marshmallow symbolizes the purity of Jesus. Dip the marshmallow into butter and roll in the mixture of butter, sugar, and cinnamon as a reminder of the spices placed on…
little things. lent holy week devotion. people of the passion. immanuel lutheran church lcms. joplin missouri.

Little Things | HOLY WEEK Devotion

Little Things Daily Devotion for Holy Week | Wednesday, April 17 And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered … Luke 22:61 It was the little things that caught Peter. A servant girl making conversation at the front gate— “You’re not one of these disciples too, are you?” she asks, possibly with a look at John, who had just talked her into letting Peter in. Another question from someone else a little later. A remark about his…
our place or his? lent holy week devotion. people of the passion. immanuel lutheran church lcms. joplin missouri.

Our Place Or His? | HOLY WEEK Devotion

Our Place Or His? Daily Devotion for Holy Week | Tuesday, April 16 Judas turned aside to go to his own place. Acts 1:25 How do you feel about Jesus’ betrayer? It would be interesting to take a survey. I suspect a lot of people would say very angry things. After all, what he did was terrible. He betrayed the innocent Son of God into the hands of His enemies and brought about His death. Surely many people would use…
two of a kind. lent holy week devotion. people of the passion. immanuel lutheran church lcms. joplin missouri.

Two Of A Kind? | HOLY WEEK Devotion

Two Of A Kind? Daily Devotion for Holy Week | Monday, April 15 And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified Him, and the criminals, one on His right and one on His left. Luke 23:33 There were two of them. Two robbers, both condemned to death, one on either side of Jesus. There wasn’t much to choose between them. Both were criminal. Both were helpless. Both were dying. And to begin with,…