Daily December Devotional — Day 30

Today’s Verses: Luke 2:36-40 There was also a prophet, Anna, the daughter of Penuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old; she had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting andContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 30”

Daily December Devotional — Day 29

Today’s Verses: Luke 2:25-35 Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, who was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him. It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die before he had seen the Lord’s Messiah.Continue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 29”

Daily December Devotional — Day 28

Today’s Verses: Luke 2:21-26 On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise the child, he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he was conceived. When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present himContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 28”

Daily December Devotional — Day 25

Today’s Verses: Luke 2:16-20 So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. ButContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 25”

Daily December Devotional — Day 22

Today’s Verses: Luke 2:6-7 While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. Today’s Questions: How do you picture Mary’s reaction whenContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 22”

Daily December Devotional — Day 21

Today’s Verses: Luke 2:1-5: In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town ofContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 21”

Daily December Devotional — Day 17

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:56-60 Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then returned home. When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son. Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy. Today’s Questions: What do youContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 17”

Daily December Devotional — Day 16

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:53-55 He has filled the hungry with good things but has sent the rich away empty. He has helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful to Abraham and his descendants forever, just as he promised our ancestors. Today’s Questions: Can you call to mind the last time you felt physically hungry?Continue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 16”

Daily December Devotional — Day 15

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:50-52 His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation. He has performed mighty deeds with his arm; he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts. He has brought down rulers from their thrones but has lifted up the humble. Today’s Questions: Why do you thinkContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 15”

Daily December Devotional — Day 14

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:46-49 And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed, for the Mighty One has done great things for me – holy is hisContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 14”