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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Immanuel Is Born | Day 23

She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins. Matthew 1:21 ESV Though Matthew for us is separated by only a page turn from Malachi, the events of Matthew occurred 400 years after Malachi’s death. During that time, the empire of Alexander the …

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Jesus’ Genealogy | Day 22

The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. Matthew 1:1 ESV Even though genealogies can be quite boring, Matthew has a significant reason for beginning his Gospel with one. The listed genealogy intrinsically ties Jesus to the entirety of the Old Testament. As we have seen, God …

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Week 4 | Introduction

SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. (Matthew 1:1 ESV) She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins. (Matthew 1:21 ESV) OPENING THOUGHT Millennia passed since the …

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One Last Promise | Day 21

Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant in whom you delight, behold, he is coming, says the LORD of hosts. Malachi 3:1 ESV Following the 70-year Exile, God stirred the heart …

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The Son of Man | Day 20

And to him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom, that all peoples, nations, and languages should serve him; his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom one that shall not be destroyed. Daniel 7:14 ESV Also ministering during the 70 years of captivity, Daniel lived a significant …

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A New Heart | Day 19

And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to …

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