Entries by michellef

A Child Is Born To Us

Luke 2:1-7 At that time the Roman emperor, Augustus, decreed that a census should be taken throughout the Roman Empire. 2 (This was the first census taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 All returned to their own ancestral towns to register for this census. 4 And because Joseph was a descendant of King David, he had to go to […]

That Night

Luke 2:8-20 8 That night there were shepherds staying in the fields nearby, guarding their flocks of sheep. 9 Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terrified, 10 but the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great […]

The Throne of His Ancestor David

Matthew 1:1-17 This is a record of the ancestors of Jesus the Messiah, a descendant of David and of Abraham: 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac.Isaac was the father of Jacob.Jacob was the father of Judah and his brothers.3 Judah was the father of Perez and Zerah (whose mother was Tamar).Perez was the father of Hezron.Hezron […]

We Saw His Star As It Rose

Matthew 2:1-12 Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking,2 “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star as it rose, and we have come to worship him.” 3 King Herod was deeply disturbed when he heard […]

At Midnight

Matthew 25:1-13 “Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3 The five who were foolish didn’t take enough olive oil for their lamps, 4 but the other five were wise enough to take along extra oil. 5 When the bridegroom was […]

You Believed That The Lord Would Do What He Said

Luke 1:26-45 26 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a village in Galilee, 27 to a virgin named Mary. She was engaged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of King David. 28 Gabriel appeared to her and said, “Greetings, favored woman! The Lord is with you!” 29 Confused and disturbed, […]

Nevertheless

Psalm 74:12-17 You, O God, are my king from ages past,    bringing salvation to the earth.13 You split the sea by your strength    and smashed the heads of the sea monsters.14 You crushed the heads of Leviathan    and let the desert animals eat him.15 You caused the springs and streams to gush forth,    and you dried up rivers that never run dry.16 Both […]

When I Wake Up, You Are Still With Me

Psalm 139:1-18 1 O Lord, you have examined my heart    and know everything about me.2 You know when I sit down or stand up.    You know my thoughts even when I’m far away.3 You see me when I travel    and when I rest at home.    You know everything I do.4 You know what I am going to say    even before I say it, Lord.5 You go before […]

I Lie Awake Thinking of You

Psalm 17:3-5 You have tested my thoughts and examined my heart in the night.    You have scrutinized me and found nothing wrong.    I am determined not to sin in what I say.4 I have followed your commands,    which keep me from following cruel and evil people.5 My steps have stayed on your path;    I have not wavered from following you. Psalm […]

The Supreme God Of The Heavens Above

Joshua 2:1-14 Then Joshua secretly sent out two spies from the Israelite camp at Acacia Grove. He instructed them, “Scout out the land on the other side of the Jordan River, especially around Jericho.” So the two men set out and came to the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there that night. 2 But […]