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Only Jesus | Daily Lent Devotion

Only Jesus Daily Devotion for Lent | Monday, March 11 And when they lifted up their eyes, they saw no one but Jesus only. Matthew 17:8 As Moses and Elijah stood on that mountaintop with Jesus, they stood for the whole Old Testament—the Law and the Prophets combined. And they were talking to Jesus about His “departure,” as Luke calls it—his death, which would shortly happen at Jerusalem. Both men had spent their lives pointing people to the one true…
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Obedience

Obedience Daily Devotion for Advent | Friday, December 21, 2018 When Joseph woke from sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded him: he took his wife, but knew her not until she had given birth to a Son. And he called His Name Jesus. Matthew 1:24-25 Joseph did exactly what he was told to do: when he woke up, he took Mary home as his wife, and when the baby was born, he named Him Jesus. Simple.…
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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…
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Crisis

Crisis Daily Devotion for Advent | Wednesday, December 19, 2018 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. And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. Matthew 1:18-19 I think it’s interesting that God put off talking to Joseph until Joseph…