Thursday, December 3, 2020

Luke 3:2b-4 NIV 2011 …the word of God came to John son of Zecariah in the wilderness. He went into all the country around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentence for the forgiveness of sin. As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet: “A voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the…

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Luke 2:28-32 NIV 2011 Simeon took him in his arms and praised God, saying: “Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of the nations: a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and the glory of your people Israel.” After…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Luke 1:11-13 NIV 2011 Then the angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. When Zechariah saw him, he was startled and was gripped with fear. But the angel said to him: “Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and…

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Monday, November 30, 2020

Revelation 19:9,10c NIV 2011 Then the angel said to me, “Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding supper of the Lamb!” And he added, “These are the true words of God.” “Worship God! For it is the Spirit of prophecy who bears testimony to Jesus.” The angel brought the fourth beatitude. It included a blessing at…

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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Psalm 32:5,11 NIV 2011 Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord.” And you forgave me the guilt of my sin. Rejoice in the Lord and be glad, you righteous; sing, all you who are upright in heart! This psalm addressed how David sought…

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Saturday, November 28, 2020

John 10:3-4 NIV 2011 The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep listen to his voice. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his voice. Chapter ten of John’s Gospel is the…

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Friday, November 27, 2020

Isaiah 32:16-18 NIV 2011 The Lord’s justice will dwell in the desert his righteousness live in the fertile field. The fruit of that righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and confidence forever. My people will live in peaceful dwelling places, in secure homes, in undisturbed places of rest. Isaiah wrote words in this chapter regarding God’s kingdom…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Psalm 118:29, 1 Thessalonians 5:16-22 NIV 2011 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. The psalter ended with the same words as he began, to gratefully praise, “Give thanks” to the Lord. Why? Because He…

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Colossians 3:15, 17 NIV 2011 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as member of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. The church at Colossae struggled…

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Ephesians 5:20, Philippians 4:6 NIV 2011 Do not be anxious about anything but in every situtation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Apostle Paul encouraged God’s faithful through his letters to be thankful for all the Lord…

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