Free Advent Ebook

The season of Advent begins December 2 this year, leading up to Christmas.  I love Advent because it helps us remember how long humanity waited for a Savior. It emphasizes the glorious miracle of Jesus' coming into the world that He created. This ebook collects together the devotional thoughts that I posted during Advent in …

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Come, Lord Jesus | Day 35

He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus! The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all. Amen.  (Revelation 22:20-21 ESV) We now close our season of Advent with the final words of the Bible. Though being created good, the world was devastated by the sin of …

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Death Shall Be No More | Day 34

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away. (Revelation 21:4 ESV) The final three chapters of the Bible are absolutely beautiful. They provide for us a description of our eternal life …

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Our Blessed Hope | Day 33

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ. (Titus 2:11-13 ESV) Paul, writing …

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Jesus’ Continued Ministry | Day 32

In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, until the day he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. (Acts 1:1-2 ESV) Prior to His ascension, Jesus gave to His disciples clear commands …

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The Ascension | Day 31

While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up to heaven. (Luke 24:51 ESV) Especially for the disciples, Jesus’ life on earth must have been quite a bumpy ride. At Jesus’ call to follow Him, each left his previous way of living to follow Jesus around the country side, hoping that He …

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My Lord & My God | Day 30

Thomas answered him, “My Lord and my God!” (John 20:28 ESV) The account of “doubting Thomas” is a Sunday School classic. Though being one of Jesus’ twelve disciples, Thomas wrestled to believe the truth of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. In fact, he boldly declared that unless he could touch Christ’s wounds with his own …

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