Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year!

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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Humility is a Necessity

I was challenged in my thinking about grace today by my Number One Son in Love. We were speaking about difficult circumstances in life and how we need grace to abound. We discussed options in our approaches. The spiritual options, … Continue reading

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Day 12 – JESUS (December 25)

Read: Luke 2: 1-7, Isaiah 9:6-7, Isaiah 53:3-11, Revelation 4:1-11 Have you ever stopped to consider what really happened when the Almighty entered into the womb of a woman? When the Son of God became the Son of man — … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Anna: Hunger for God (December 24)

Read: Luke 2:36-38, Matthew 5:6, John 6:35 Her name was Anna and she was the talk of the town. First there was that temple insanity. Day in and day out she’d practically lived there for as long as anyone could … Continue reading

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Day 10 – Simeon: The Faith that Makes God Smile (December 23)

Read: Luke 2:22-34, Luke 18:1-8, Hebrews 11:6, Romans 8:24-25 Though the nation of Israel had endured God’s official silence for 400 years when Christ was born, apparently the Holy Spirit had continued to speak with a few select souls. It … Continue reading

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Day 9 – Wise Men: Magi and Mysteries (December 22)

Read: Matthew 2:1-2, 9-11, Malachi 2:3-4, Psalm 141:2, Revelation 5:8, John 19:38-40 My love language is gifts, which according to author Gary Smalley, means that while some people need encouraging words or acts of service and others need quality time … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Herod: The Worst Kind of Bondage (December 21)

Read: Matthew 2:1-8, 16-18, Luke 4:16-21 Herod the Great was nearing the end of a twisted and tormented life on that momentous day when magi from the east came looking for the Messiah. At age 68, his body was wracked … Continue reading

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