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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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A Done Deal

A Done Deal Daily Devotion for Advent | Tuesday December 18, 2018 And his father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, saying, “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for He has visited and redeemed His people and has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of His servant David.” Luke 1:67-69 Take a close look at what Zechariah says to his newborn baby John. Speaking by the Holy Spirit, he says, “Blessed…
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Missing The Obvious

Missing The Obvious Daily Devotion for Advent | Tuesday, December 11, 2018 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…
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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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Victory Palms

Victory Palms Daily Devotion for Lent | Sunday, March 25, 2018 | Palm Sunday Read Mark 11:1-10. And many spread their cloaks on the road, and others spread leafy branches that they had cut from the fields. (Mark 11:8) Where I grew up, we had palm trees everywhere. There were palms at the beach, palms used as street trees, palm thickets so deep you could lose yourself playing hide and seek. There were even palms trying to grow up through…
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It’s Not Enough

It’s Not Enough Daily Devotion for Lent | Monday, February 26, 2018 Read Mark 12:41-44. And a poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which make a penny…. (Jesus said) “She out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on.” (Mark 12:42, 44b) Two little coins, which together make a penny. Not much of an offering, is it? Humanly speaking it’s just foolish: somebody is now going to have to…