Daily December Devotional — Day 5

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:23-25 When [Zechariah’s] time of service was completed, he returned home. After this his wife Elizabeth became pregnant and for five months remained in seclusion. “The Lord has done this for me,” she said. “In these days he has shown me his favor and taken away my disgrace among the people.” DuringContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 5”

Daily December Devotional — Day 4

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:18-22 Zechariah asked the angel, “How can I be sure of this? I am an old man and my wife is well along in years.” The angel said to him, “I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tellContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 4”

Daily December Devotional — Day 3

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:11-17 Then an angel of the Lord appeared to [Zechariah], 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 willContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 3”

Daily December Devotional — Day 2

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:5-10 In the time of Herod king of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron. Both of them were righteous in the sight of God, observing all the Lord’s commands and decrees blamelessly. But theyContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 2”

December Devotional Day 1

Ironically, Christmas is a season in which you could look around at our culture and ask: “What does Jesus have to do with Christmas?” and conclude that the answer is “nothing.” I am not getting pulled into that trap. So, I’m seeking to bathe myself in the story of Jesus’ birth as told in God’sContinue reading “December Devotional Day 1”