Monthly Archives: November 2019

Why Add Advent to your Christmas Traditions?

Advent is a latin word that means “coming.” During December we celebrate the first advent of Jesus Christ and are reminded to like in great expectation of His second advent. Though celebrating Advent is not a Biblical command, it is … Continue reading

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“Welcoming the Lost Cause”

11/27/19 Scripture: Psalm 25:3, Psalm 28:6-9, Jonah 3:1-10, Luke 19:1-10, Acts 9:17-31, 1 Peter 2:9 Highlighted Verse: “For the Son of Man came to seek and save the lost.” Luke 19:10 Devotion: Showing hospitality toward someone who has been labeled … Continue reading

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“Loving the Church”

11/26/19 Scripture: Psalm 133:1, Malachi 2:10, John 13:35, Acts 4:32, Romans 8:15-17, 1 Corinthians 12:4-11, Ephesians 3:8-10, Colossians 3:12-17 Highlighted Verse: “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!” Psalm 133:1 Devotion: Jesus clearly tells us … Continue reading

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“Welcoming Suffering Children”

11/27/19 Scripture: Psalm 139:13-16, Proverbs 17:6, Matthew 18:1-6, Matthew 19:14, Matthew 21:14-16, Mark 10:13-16, Ephesians 6:1-4 Highlighted Verse: “Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray.  The disciples rebuked the people, but … Continue reading

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“Love the Stranger as Yourself”

11/25/19 Scripture: Leviticus 19:34, Ruth 2:5-12, Matthew 25:35-36, John 4:1-26, Acts 16:6-10 Highlighted Verse: “You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in … Continue reading

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“Pharisaical Tendencies”

11/22/19 Scripture: Matthew 7:1-5, Matthew 23:37-39, Luke 15:11-32, Luke 18:9-14, Romans 2:1-11, Romans 3:9-23 Highlighted Verse: “Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges.  For in passing judgement on another you condemn yourself, because you, … Continue reading

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“No Partiality for the Poor”

11/21/19 Scripture: Deuteronomy 15:11, Proverbs 22:9, 1 Samuel 2:7-8, 1 Timothy 6:17-19, James 2:1-13, 1 John 3:17-20 Highlighted Verse: “For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore, I command you, You shall open wide your hand … Continue reading

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“Loving our Neighbor”

11/20/19 Scripture: Mark 12:28-34; Luke 10:25-37; Romans 13:8-10; Galatians 6:2 Highlighted Verse: “And you shall love the Lord your God will all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.  The … Continue reading

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11/19/19 Scripture: Acts 15:6-21; Romans 12:3-13; Galatians 3:27-29 Highlighted Verse: “Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.” Romans 12:13 Devotion: The gospel teaches us to make room for others.  That’s heavenly hospitality in action.  In … Continue reading

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“The Lord is Near”

11/18/19 Scripture: Psalm 145 Highlighted Verse: “The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” Psalm 145:18 Devotion: David writes this Psalm and is determined to extol, bless, and praise the … Continue reading

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