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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…
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Glory And Shame | Lent Devotion

Glory And Shame Daily Devotion for Lent | Monday, March 25 For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. Galatians 3:27 What an embarrassing story! A young man tried to follow Jesus when He was arrested in Gethsemane, but the crowd seized on him, and grabbed his clothing. He escaped by running away completely naked. Who was this young man? What do we know about him? Not a whole lot, though we can guess…
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A Strange Turn Of Phrase

A Strange Turn Of Phrase Daily Devotion for Advent | Thursday, December 6, 2018 … And David was the father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah … (Matthew 1:6b) “By the wife of Uriah.” Why not just call her by name—Bathsheba? Why use a description instead? For that matter, why not just write “David was the father of Solomon” and end the statement there, as with most of the other steps in this genealogy? Why even bring up the…
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Whose Cross?

Whose Cross? Daily Devotion for Lent | Monday, March 26, 2018 | Holy Week Read Mark 15:21-25. So they took Jesus, and He went out, bearing His own cross, to the place called The Place of a Skull, which in Aramaic is called Golgotha. (John 19:16b-17) After Jesus had been flogged, mocked, and condemned, they took Him out on the road to Golgotha, carrying His own cross. Now the cross was probably what we would call the crosspiece only—the patibulum.…
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Covering For Shame

Covering For Shame Daily Devotion for Lent | Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Read John 19:23-24. And when they had crucified Him, they divided His garments among them by casting lots. (Matthew 27:35) Most of us know shame. Shame for something we’ve done long ago, something almost forgotten until a chance word reminds us, and we cringe. Shame for something that was done to us, that we know was not our fault, but we can’t shake the memory. Shame for something…