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Don’t You Know Me?

Don’t you Know Me? Daily Devotion for Advent | Sunday, December 23, 2018 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 … Luke 2:6-7 If you have children, do you remember the first time you were completely responsible for them, with no doctors or nurses or grandparents around? I remember walking up the steps to…
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Accomplished Among Us

Accomplished Among Us Daily Devotion for Advent | Sunday, December 2, 2018 Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things that have been accomplished among us (Luke 1:1) Luke is a very methodical man. He does his research, and he talks to eyewitnesses. And he pins down dates and places and people in great detail. As far as Luke is concerned, there is no such thing as being too careful where the story of Jesus is…
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The Fruitless Figtree

The Fruitless FigTree Daily Devotion for Lent | Tuesday, March 6, 2018   Read Mark 11:12-25. And seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, He went to see if He could find anything on it. When He came to it, He found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs. (Mark 11:13) This is one of the odder miracles in the New Testament. Why was Jesus looking for fruit if it wasn’t the right season?…
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Pay Your Taxes?

Pay Your Taxes? Daily Devotion for Lent | Saturday, February 24, 2018 Read Matthew 17:24-27. When they came to Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma tax went up to Peter and said, “Does your teacher not pay the tax?” (Matthew 17:24) The two-drachma tax was something that every Jewish man was supposed to pay for the support of the temple. So when the collectors came to Peter about it, they probably wanted to know whether Jesus was a good temple-supporting…