Devotional Series : Holiday Manna


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From Strange Night to Thunderous Day


We all – ones who know Him and ones who do not – hang suspended between that Strange Night and the Thunderous Day of His coming. When Christ will shake the still-sleeping world by an entirely different appearing: in splendor, … Continue reading

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A Love Unfathomable


Jesus left His power and splendor. Sent by His Father in a Love unfathomable, the Prince was born into the most ordinary humanity. No son of priest or prophet was He. Step-child of a poor carpenter. Son of a simple … Continue reading

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A Sacrifice of Praise and Thanksgiving


Let us then go forth [from all that would prevent us] to Him outside the camp [at Calvary], bearing the contempt and abuse and shame with Him. For here we have no permanent city, but we are looking for the one which is to … Continue reading

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Where Are You Going This Year?


The following is an excerpt from Martha’s article “Going!” from the series Change of Seasons. It seemed particularly anointed for the first day of a new year. May it bless you richly! Our life is like a house. It must … Continue reading

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When God’s Purpose is Your Purpose


Luke 2:29 AMPC And now, Lord, You are releasing Your servant to depart (leave this world) in peace, according to Your word. As always, the Bible gives a short story with hidden clues to treasures of spiritual meaning. Every word … Continue reading

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Enraptured with Immanuel


Luke 2:28-29 AMPC Simeon took Him up in his arms and praised and thanked God and said, And now, Lord, You are releasing Your servant to depart (leave this world) in peace, according to Your word. Simeon, who lived for … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Messiah When You See Him


Luke 2:27-29 AMPC And prompted by the [Holy] Spirit, he came into the temple [enclosure]; and when the parents brought in the little child Jesus to do for Him what was customary according to the Law, [Simeon] took Him up … Continue reading

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Divinely Revealed to Those Who Loved God’s Will


Luke 2:25-26 AMPC Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout [cautiously and carefully observing the divine Law] and looking for the Consolation of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was … Continue reading

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Day of Thanks for EVERYTHING


…in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 NKJV I can easily thank God for His benefits, for things I like and gifts I approve. For people who bless … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Jesus Christ


…that mystic secret of God (which is) Christ (the Anointed One). In Him all the treasures of divine wisdom (comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes of God) and (all the riches of spiritual) knowledge and enlightenment are stored up … Continue reading

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God’s Love is Unquestionable


God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son… John 3:16 His love is unquestionable —  its power unconquerable, its impact unmistakable, its meaning undeniable, its mystery unexplainable. Its sacrifice incomparable, its price unimaginable, its depth immeasurable, … Continue reading