December 24: John 1:1-8

By Tiffany Bullington Read today’s scripture: John 1:1-8 This is one of my absolute favorite passages to read during the Advent season. It’s not a flowery birth narrative, like we assume will be read on Christmas Eve, full of names and places that dutifully retells the story of Christ’s birth. John penned this passage to…

December 22: Luke 1:57-66

By Alexis Coelho Read today’s scripture: Luke 1:57-66 God is moving and shaking things up, and I love it! Elizabeth, who is way past the child bearing age has a baby boy. Then she breaks all tradition and gives him a name that is not a family name. These seem like small insignificant things, but…

December 20: Luke 1:39-45

By Tiffany Bullington Read today’s scripture: Luke 1:39-45 The most unlikely meeting is captured here for us to read. Elizabeth, Mary’s dear cousin, was close to 6 months pregnant with her son, John. This baby was a true miracle–Elizabeth’s womb had been empty well past her childbearing years. This is uncharted territory for Elizabeth. A…

December 18: Luke 1:18-25

By Ris Runnals Read today’s scripture: Luke 1:18-25 Have you ever doubted God?  I have.  Somethings just seem to big. Not that I doubt God’s vastness, I see Him in everything, but I doubt that I am worth the power He possesses.  Why?  I have come to understand that I sometimes don’t trust the truth…

December 16: Luke 1:5-13

By Joy Hulsey Read today’s scripture: Luke 1:5-13 Being a mother and reading this prophecy makes my heart full for Elizabeth and Zechariah. I can imagine that at a time when they both had lost hope; seeing an angel of the Lord before him, Zechariah had to of been afraid. I love that the angel…

December 15: Mark 1:1-3

By Tiffany Bullington Read today’s scripture: Mark 1:1-3 The wilderness can be terrifying. I, personally, love a good plan, with lots of contingency points and back ups for the back up plan. The wilderness throughs my safety net to the wolves though. Seasons of life bring us in and out of the wilderness and it…

December 14: Matthew 2:1-2

ByAlexis Coelho Read today’s scripture: Matthew 2:1-2 “We saw His star when it rose and have come to worship Him.” Can you imagine faith like that? Seeing something that points to Jesus and automatically following it to worship Him. The Magi, or Wise Men as our Christmas stories tell us, traveled far to see our…