December 11: Micah 5:2-3

By Ris Runnals Read today’s scripture: Micah 5:2-3 God told Bethlehem that they were too little among Judah, BUT THAT GREATNESS WILL COME, after a period of abandonment. Remember, Judah, is the largest tribe of the 13. These people were probably so confused. Why choose our clan when there is much greater from our tribe?…

December 10: Isaiah 52: 7-9

By Alexis Coelho Read today’s scripture: Isaiah 52:7-9 He has comforted and redeemed us! I love this prophecy because it reminds us how sweet it is to give and receive good news, while also declaring what God has done through Jesus! Jesus’ birth brings us so much, but this verse zones in on two things:…

December 7: Isaiah 11:1-10

By Joy Hulsey Read today’s scripture: Isaiah 11:1-10 I find the simplicity and clarity of this message refreshing as the prophet looks forward to the future and speaks of the kingdom to come.  Here we read of a prediction of the birth of the Messiah, Jesus, through the the “Branch” that comes “from the stem…

December 6: Isaiah 9:2-7

By George Dillard Read today’s scripture: Isaiah 9:2-7 I love Christmas! It’s not the decorations, the gifts, and everything else that so many think of when they hear the word Christmas. For me it is the meaning; it is the message of the moment when the King of kings stepped out of His throne room…

December 5: Isaiah 7:10-14

By Tiffany Bullington Read today’s scripture: Isaiah 7:10-14 This is one of the first mentions of the coming Messiah, the Savior of the world. And, up until now, I never realized how much humanity was tangled up in this prophesy. Ahaz was king of Judah, the southern kingdom of Israel. Israel had broken into two…

December 4: Psalm 89:1-4

By Ris Runnals Read today’s scripture: Psalm 89:1-4 Have you ever been asked if you sing?  I have. My response was always, “Yes, but I’m not good at it” I love worship. I love expression. I love the opportunity to press into the Father’s goodness so intimately while with those around me.  When I reflect…

December 3: Deuteronomy 18:15-19

By Alexis Coelho Read today’s scripture: Deuteronomy 18:15-19 In the 18th chapter of Deuteronomy we see Moses continuing to list out laws and expectations for the Israelites as they enter into the Promise Land. Most laws are repetitive, so if we are not careful we can miss the importance of the verses we are focusing…