Jesus at the tomb, Christmas story devotional
Day 31 – A Kingdom with no end. “A father to the fatherless, a defender of the widows – this is God, whose dwelling is holy. He sets the prisoners free and gives them joy.” Psalm 68:5-6    Baby Jesus grew up. But his story does not end after the Christmas season is over. It is only beginning, and his Kingdom has no end. The Gospel of John was written by John, a fisherman and personal friend and disciple of Jesus. John was part of Jesus’ inner circle of Peter, James, and John. He witnessed the Transfiguration of Christ, was there during the Crucifixion, and was asked by Jesus to take care of his mother Mary when Jesus was dying […]
Day 30 – Three prophecies complete the birth story of the Messiah. These three prophecies complete the birth story of the Messiah: 1. Matthew 2:15 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet (Hosea), saying, “Out of Egypt I called My Son.”  The Wise Men finished worshiping the child Jesus and departed for home, being warned in a dream not to return by way of King Herod. Joseph was also told by an angel of the Lord to take the Child and his mother and flee to Egypt by night, because Herod wanted to destroy the child Jesus. 2. Matthew 2:17-18 Then was fulfilled what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying: “A voice […]
A Christmas Story Devotional - 31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John
Follow along for the 31 days of December and experience a new and exciting appreciation for the ancient Christmas story we celebrate today. The story of Jesus and the meaning behind the celebration of Christmas is woven throughout the entire Bible – from the beginning of mankind in Genesis to the resurrection of Jesus as told by the apostle John some 4000 years later. Each day in December will be a new post that takes you through the Christmas story. So make some hot cocoa, curl up by the fire, and read about the greatest story told of all time… the story of God. Day 1 – God’s answer to sin Genesis 3:15 I will put hostility between you and the […]

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Sue McCusker is a writer, teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life and hope she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study. Her passion is connecting technology with faith to produce good.