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Who Are Your People? God With Us Advent Devotion. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin Missouri.

Who Are Your People? | Advent Devotion

WHO ARE YOUR PEOPLE? Daily Devotion for Advent 2020 | Monday, November 30 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham. (Matthew 1:1) In many places in the world, practically the first thing people ask you is, “Who are your people? Where did you grow up?” They are trying to place you in the mental framework they use to understand the world. People do this to Jesus, too. Maybe that’s why God included…
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Who Cares?

Who Cares? Daily Devotion for Advent | Tuesday, December 4, 2018 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. (Matthew 1:1) The book of Matthew starts with an odd choice of subject matter—42 generations of Jesus’ genealogy, all the way back to Abraham. Some people find this fascinating. Other people are probably yawning and saying under their breath, “Who cares?” Apparently, God cares. God cares enough to give us a list of…