December 13, 2017 – Rejected Cornerstone

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“The stone that the builders rejected has now become the cornerstone. This is the Lord’s doing, and it is wonderful to see. This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:22-24   My grandfather was one of five children. One of his brothers was a builder, […]

December 12, 2017 – Forsaken, Pierced, Vindicated

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 “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? Why are you so far away when I groan for help? Every day I call to you, my God, but you do not answer. Every night I lift my voice, but I find no relief My enemies surround me like a pack of dogs; an evil […]

December 11, 2017 – Resurrected

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“I have set the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure, because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay. You have […]

December 10, 2017 – Prophet Like Moses

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“Moses continued, “The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your fellow Israelites. You must listen to him. For this is what you yourselves requested of the Lord your God when you were assembled at Mount Sinai. You said, ‘Don’t let us hear the voice of the Lord […]

December 9, 2017 – Star Out Of Jacob

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“I see him, but not here and now. I perceive him, but far in the distant future. A star will rise from Jacob; A scepter will emerge from Israel.” Numbers 24:17   One of my favorite stories in the Bible is the story of Balaam and his donkey. Balaam is a prophet and a diviner, […]

December 8, 2017 – Lifted Up

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  “So the Lord sent poisonous snakes among the people, and many were bitten and died. Then the people came to Moses and cried out, “We have sinned by speaking against the Lord and against you. Pray that the Lord will take away the snakes.” So Moses prayed for the people. Then the Lord told […]

December 7, 2017 – The Passover Lamb

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“Then Moses called all the elders of Israel together and said to them, “Go, pick out a lamb or young goat for each of your families, and slaughter the Passover animal.  Drain the blood into a basin. Then take a bundle of hyssop branches and dip it into the blood. Brush the hyssop across the […]

December 6, 2017 – The Scepter Belongs To Him

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 “The scepter will not depart from Judah nor the ruler’s staff from his descendants, until the coming of the one to whom it belongs, the one whom all nations will honor.” Genesis 49:10   Americans have never had a monarch in our nation’s history so we struggle with this concept of kingship. Queen Elizabeth of […]

December 5, 2017 – Willing Sacrifice

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“Take your son, your only son—yes, Isaac, whom you love so much—and go to the land of Moriah. Go and sacrifice him as a burnt offering on one of the mountains, which I will show you.” And Abraham picked up the knife to kill his son as a sacrifice. At that moment the angel of […]

December 4, 2017 – Descendant of Abram

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  “I will bless those who bless you and curse those who treat you with contempt. All the families on earth will be blessed through you.” Genesis 12:3   Christmas involves so much, doesn’t it? Music, cookies, presents, worship and so much more, but as a part of all these we usually spend our time […]