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Call Him Jesus | Advent Devotion

Call Him Jesus Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Sunday, December 22 (The angel said) “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will bear a Son, and you shall call His Name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.” Matthew 1:20b-21 “Do not fear,” the angel says to Joseph. Do not fear to take Mary as your wife, in…
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Found Out | Advent Devotion

Found Out Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Friday, December 20 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. Matthew 1:18 The Holy Spirit never says anything by accident. That’s why the words in Matthew 1 are so disturbing: Mary “was found to be with child.” It doesn’t sound like she had the chance to…
Face the Music. man opening curtain. Advent Devotion. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri. Call His Name Jesus.

Face the Music | Advent Devotion

Face the Music Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Wednesday, December 18 And Mary remained with her about three months and returned to her home. Luke 1:56 God was so kind to Mary. He gave her three months of rest and peace staying with a family who would understand her pregnancy and believe her explanation. Mary had time to think and pray, time to adjust to how God has turned her life upside down. (She also had time to get…
Those Who Fear Him. Nativity soft focus. Advent Devotion. Immanuel Lutheran Church. Joplin, Missouri. LCMS. Call His Name Jesus.

Those Who Fear Him | Advent Devotion

Those Who Fear Him Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Monday, December 16 And His mercy is for those who fear Him from generation to generation. He has shown strength with His arm; He has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts. Luke 1:50-51 Have you ever noticed? As Mary continues her song, the Magnificat, the words become more and more revolutionary. This probably isn’t what we expect from the young mother of our Christmas cards, the blue-robed…
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A Time For Joy | Advent Devotion

A Time For Joy Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Saturday, December 14 And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit, and she exclaimed with a loud cry, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb! … For behold, when the sound of your greeting came to my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy.” Luke 1:41b-42, 44 No doubt Mary had a lot of things to do: talk to her parents about her pregnancy…
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…
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Startling

Startling Daily Devotion for Christmas | Tuesday, December 25, 2018 | Christmas Day And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. Luke 2:8-9 It was probably a quiet night. Not much excitement unless something startled the sheep. The biggest problem was likely to be…
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According To Plan?

According To Plan? Daily Devotion for Advent | Monday, December 24, 2018 | Christmas Eve And while they were there, the time came for her to give birth. And she gave birth to her firstborn Son and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. Luke 2:6-7 How distressed Joseph must have been! He could get no decent place for his wife to lie down, even though…
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Fearing The Future

Fearing The future Daily Devotion for Advent | Thursday, December 20, 2018 But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will bear a Son, and you shall call His Name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.” All this took…