Category Archives: Devotional Thoughts

Daily devotional thoughts that come from my daily Bible reading

Rejoicing in God’s Provision and Thanking the Church – Philippians 4:10-22

And so we come to the end of the book of Philippians. In this part of the letter, or in this first letter, depending on your understanding, Paul spent the time to thank the Philippians for their gift. It’s interesting … Continue reading

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December 31 – Seeing Strange Things in the New Year

Luke 5:1-26; Ezekiel 48; Isaiah 66 “And they were all amazed, and they glorified God and were filled with fear, saying, ‘We have seen strange things today!’” (Luke 5:26 NKJV) One day Jesus was teaching. Then, the crowds started coming … Continue reading

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December 30 – Serving With Authority

Luke 4:31-44; Ezekiel 46-47; Isaiah 65 “And they were astonished at His teaching, for His word was with authority.” (Luke 4:32 NKJV) The Luke passage today seems to be a summary of a number of weeks. We see that Jesus … Continue reading

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December 29 – Jesus Defines His Mission

Luke 4:1-30; Ezekiel 44-45; Isaiah 64 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives … Continue reading

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December 28 – Fully God, Fully Man, Always With Us

Luke 3:21-38; Ezekiel 42-43; Isaiah 63 “When all the people were baptized, it came to pass that Jesus also was baptized; and while He prayed, the heaven was opened. And the Holy Spirit descended in bodily form like a dove … Continue reading

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December 26 – A Light of Revelation

Luke 2:21-52; Ezekiel 38-39; Isaiah 61 “A light to bring revelation to the Gentiles, And the glory of Your people Israel.” (Luke 2:32 NKJV) Jesus had a two-fold mission: He was the Son of David, calling the people of Israel … Continue reading

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December 25 – All People

Luke 2:1-20; Ezekiel 37; Isaiah 60 “Then the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day … Continue reading

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December 24 – Redemption in the Second and Third Chances

Luke 1:57-80; Ezekiel 35-36; Isaiah 59 “So they made signs to his father–what he would have him called. And he asked for a writing tablet, and wrote, saying, ‘His name is John.’ So they all marveled. Immediately his mouth was … Continue reading

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December 23 – God’s Plan and Forever Kingdom

Luke 1:26-56; Ezekiel 34; Isaiah 58 “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest; and the … Continue reading

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