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 23

Today’s Verses: Luke 2:8-12 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring youContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 23”

Daily December Devotional — Day 19

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:67-75 His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied: “Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has come to his people and redeemed them. He has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David (as he said throughContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 19”

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”

Daily December Devotional — Day 12

Today’s Verses: Jeremiah 23:5-6 “The days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, a King who will reign wisely and do what is just and right in the land. In his days Judah will be saved and Israel will live in safety. This is the name byContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 12”

There Are Some Things I Don’t…

(photo source) I have been writing this series of blog posts responding to fears that a friend of mine raised about becoming a Christian.  I am grouping the next three together because they are related: I don’t know enough. I don’t want to give up stuff I love. I don’t really think I need it.Continue reading “There Are Some Things I Don’t…”