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Advent Devotional 2017 - December 24

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But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.  And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying “Abba!...

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Advent Devotional 2017 - December 23

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Who is to condemn?  Christ Jesus is the one who died–more than that, who was raised–who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us. -Romans 8:34 ESV It is a consoling thought that Christ is praying for us, even when we are negligent in our prayer life...

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Advent Devotional 2017 - December 22

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And someone from the crowd answered him, “Teacher, I brought my son to you, for he has a spirit that makes him mute.  And whenever it seizes him, it throws him down, and he foams and grinds his teeth and becomes rigid.  So I asked your disciples to cast it out, and they were not...

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Advent Devotional 2017 - December 21

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You, however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance, persecutions, sufferings–what kinds of things happened to me in Antioch, Iconium and Lystra, the persecutions I endured.  Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them.  In fact...

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Advent Devotional 2017 - December 20

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“On that same night I will pass through Egypt and strike down every firstborn–both man and animals–and I will bring judgment on all the gods of Egypt. -Exodus 12:12 NIV To accept Christ is to receive him by faith as your Lord and Savior.  But, strictly speaking, the...

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Advent Devotional 2017 - December 19

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Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb?  Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you.  Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands… -Isaiah 49:15–16 ESV Once I knew what it was like to rest upon...

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Advent Devotional 2017 - December 18

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Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.  But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed...

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Advent Devotional 2017 - December 17

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Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you have had from the beginning.  The old commandment is the word you have heard.  At the same time, it is a new commandment that I am writing to you, which is true in him and in you, because the darkness is...

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Advent Devotional 2017 - December 16

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Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way.  When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.  And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her...

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Advent Devotional 2017 - December 15

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So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.  Give no offense to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God, just as I try to please everyone in everything I do, not seeking my own advantage, but that of many, that they may be saved. -1 Corinthians...

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