Friday, January 31, 2014 “God Provides”

Luke 1:19-20 And the angel answered and said to him, “I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, and was sent to speak to you and bring you these glad tidings. 20 But behold, you will be mute and not able to speak until the day these things take place, because you did not … Continue reading

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Thursday, January 30, 2014 “The Promise is True”

Luke 1:18 And Zacharias said to the angel, “How shall I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife is well advanced in years.”     The elderly priest expresses concern about the promise he and his wife received.  At times, God’s promises seem beyond belief when the trial is difficult and the … Continue reading

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 “Work’s Reward”

Luke 1:15-17   For he will be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink. He will also be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother’s womb. 16 And he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God. 17 He will also go before … Continue reading

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 “A Joy to Work”

Luke 1:13-14   But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John. 14 And you will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth.    Once again I remind you that … Continue reading

Monday, January 27, 2014 “Pray for Workers in America”

Luke 1:9-11 “9 according to the custom of the priesthood, his lot fell to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord. 10 And the whole multitude of the people was praying outside at the hour of incense. 11 Then an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing on the right side of the … Continue reading

Sunday January 26, 2014 “A Word at Work”

Luke 1:5-9 “5 There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the division of Abijah. His wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. 6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. 7 But … Continue reading

Saturday, January 25, 2014 “No Partiality with God”

Numbers 21:9 “So Moses made a bronze snake and put it up on a pole. Then when anyone was bitten by a snake and looked at the bronze snake, they lived.” All who trusted and looked – lived.  Didn’t matter the number of serpent bites or whether rich or poor, all that looked – lived.  … Continue reading

Friday, January 24, 2014 “Look Here”

Numbers 21:8  The Lord said to Moses, “Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live.” Set the fiery brazen serpent on a pole and those that look upon it will live.  Jesus is the one lifted high so that all who look may … Continue reading

Thursday, January 23, 2014 “Make a Serpent”

Numbers 21:8  The Lord said to Moses, “Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live.” In the Gospel of John we are told that in His crucifixion Jesus was raised up like the brazen serpent.  As the brazen serpent was made in the … Continue reading

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 “Positive Afflictions”

Numbers 21:6-7 “6 Then the Lord sent venomous snakes among them; they bit the people and many Israelites died. 7 The people came to Moses and said, “We sinned when we spoke against the Lord and against you. Pray that the Lord will take the snakes away from us.” So Moses prayed for the people.” Only when … Continue reading