Devotions For Advent – December 11 From Pastor Mike

Luke 1:52-55 He has brought down rulers from their thrones     but has lifted up the humble. He has filled the hungry with good things     but has sent the rich away empty. He has helped his servant Israel,     remembering to be merciful to Abraham and his descendants forever,     just as he promised our ancestors.”             God has … Read More

Devotions For Advent – December 9 From Pastor Mike

Luke 1:50-51 His mercy extends to those who fear him,     from generation to generation. He has performed mighty deeds with his arm;     he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts. …             Christmas renews the promise of God’s mercy. We could all use some mercy about now, couldn’t we? In the midst of the hurts … Read More

Devotions For Advent – December 6 From Pastor Mike

Luke 1:46-49 And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord     and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has been mindful     of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed,     for the Mighty One has done great things for me—     holy is his name. …             We … Read More

Devotions For Advent – December 4 From Pastor Mike

Luke 1:39-45 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is … Read More

Devotions For Advent – December 2 From Pastor Mike

Luke 1:34-38 “How will this be,” Mary asked the angel, “since I am a virgin?” The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God. Even Elizabeth your relative is going to have a child in … Read More

Devotions For Advent – November 30 From Pastor Mike

Luke 1:26-33 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” Mary … Read More