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14Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 14

Advent 2 – The Hesitation Friday, December 14 Acts 9:10-15 In Damascus there was a disciple named Ananias. The Lord called to him in a vision, “Ananias!” Yes, Lord,” he answered. The Lord told him, “Go to the house of Judas on Straight Street and ask for a man from [...]

13Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 13

Advent 2 – The Hesitation Thursday, December 13 Luke 9:57-62 As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” [...]

12Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 12

Advent 2 – The Hesitation Wednesday, December 12 Judges 6:15; 36-40 “Pardon me, my lord,” Gideon replied, “but how can I save Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.” Gideon said to God, “If you will save Israel by my hand [...]

11Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 11

Advent 2 – The Hesitation Tuesday, December 11 1 Kings 18:21 Elijah went before the people and said, “How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.” But the people said nothing. One of my favorite hymns [...]

10Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 10

Advent 2 – The Hesitation Monday, December 10 Jonah 1:1-3 The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for [...]

10Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 9

Advent 2 – The Hesitation Sunday, December 9 This weekend in worship we will look at Matthew 1:18-25 which is the story of Joseph and how he hesitated when he first heard Mary was pregnant. We often hesitate to take the steps of faith God is calling us to, but [...]

10Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 8

Advent 1 – The Invitation Saturday, December 8 Mark 1:16-20 As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” [...]

7Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 7

Advent 1 – The Invitation Friday, December 7 Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Going to Grandma’s for Christmas was the best. The minute I walked in the door the smell of freshly baked apple pies and turkey [...]

6Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 6

Advent 1 – The Invitation Thursday, December 6 Isaiah 55:1-3a “Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. Why spend money on what is not bread, and your [...]

5Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 5

Advent 1 – The Invitation Wednesday, December 5 Please read 1 Samuel 3:1-10 Seems like no one wants to answer a call without knowing who it is these days. Most of us rely on the caller ID or our contact list to forewarn us who is on the other end. [...]