January 1 – The Saviour Is Foretold

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Welcome to a New Year of Devotions

Each devotion in the coming year will end with
what we hope will be a soul stirring and
thought-provoking question.
Prayerfully these devotions and questions
will lead you to a closer walk
with our Lord and Saviour
and a passion to reflect on His Word.

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and may God richly bless your year to come.

Here is your first Devotion of 2018

The Saviour Is Foretold

January 1
Daily Reading – Genesis 1 – 2 / Matthew 1


Matthew 1:21
And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.


Matthew 1:21 was a fulfillment of prophecies from hundreds of years in the past. Now think about that for a second. This prophecy was to be fulfilled in that year for Joseph. Never mind thousands of years of prophecy; this mattered to him that day.

        I can tell you for years, “Don’t put your hand in a flame.” It really won’t matter much until you’re faced with an open flame and a choice. The stories of Jesus won’t matter much either unless you realize you’re the one He came to save from their sin. The birth of Jesus still makes a difference today.

So how does the birth of Jesus matter to you today?
Or does it?

     
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