James 1

  • Read: James 1:12-18
  • Key Verse: Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. (James 1:17)
  • Focus Hymn Lyric: “Great
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Lamentations 3

  • Read: Lamentations 3:1-66
  • Key Verse(s): The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. (Lamentations 3:22-23)
  • Focus Hymn Lyric: “Great is Thy Faithfulness…Morning
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Luke 2:1-20

And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.” (Luke 2:10)

It seems like whenever an angel appears to someone in the Bible, the  Read the rest

Luke 1:26-38

For nothing will be impossible with God. (Luke 1:37)

Because the Christmas story (that is, the story of Jesus’s birth) is so familiar, we can sometimes forget that it is not just an improbable or unlikely story – it Read the rest

Isaiah 9:1-7

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6)

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John 1:1-18

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John 1:18)

The Christmas story does not begin at Jesus’s birth, Read the rest

Revelation 22

The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!”  Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let him take the free gift of the water of life. (Revelation 22:17)

The last chapter of Read the rest