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Day 37: Christ revealed to the nations

Matthew 2:1-12 In today’s busy world I find it difficult sometimes to truly feel and experience the real Jesus. Society tells us to remove him from sight and only discuss or refer to him behind the closed doors of the … Continue reading

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Day 36: God with us

John 1: 1-9 I got a call from the St James Devotional Police (their words not mine) that my devotion was due. OVERDUE..Reading the Bible is very hard for me. I will be reading line 6 but my brain is … Continue reading

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Day 35: The Gospel’s promise for all

Ephesians 3:1-12 The Apostle Paul is in prison at this point of his writing to the Ephesians. The Good news is that Gentiles are now included in God’s plan of salvation, through faith in Christ Jesus and his death on … Continue reading

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Day 34: Laws on dedication of the firstborn son

Exodus 13:11-16 In Exodus 13 God speaks to Israel with the following commands: • Sanctify all their first-born to Him. • Remember their deliverance out of Egypt and in so doing, remember to keep the feast of unleavened bread. • … Continue reading

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Day 33: The will of God made known in Christ

Ephesians 1:3-14 In this reading of Ephesians we see that God chose us as his adoptive children through Christ. In Him we have many promises: forgiveness of our sins, God’s grace, the promise of the Holy Spirit as just a … Continue reading

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Day 32: God takes on human form

Philippians 2:1-11 This passage reinforces the new St. James vision statement – “Forgiven and invited to live and love like Jesus”. Verses 3-7 – “Don’t do anything from selfish ambition or from a cheap desire to boast; but be humble … Continue reading

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Day 31: We are no longer slaves

Galatians 4:1-9 In this passage Paul reminds the troublesome Galatians (and us) that we are heirs to a spiritual parent. Unmindful of God, he seems to be saying, we are slaves to the things of this world and to our … Continue reading

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