Christmas Day

December 25, 2016Daily Reading

  Light all the candles on your wreath and read or sing together the hymn, “Joy to the World.” Read Luke 2:1-21 May the light of Christ be born in you again this advent!

Christmas Eve Night

December 24, 2016Daily Reading

Once again, light the four candles on your wreath as you read or sing, “Silent Night.”   Read together Matthew 2:1-2   On this eve of Christmas, take time as a family to pause and worship Jesus through prayers of gratitude and thanksgiving. Together, reflect on this past Advent, and the hope, love, joy and peace you have received in Jesus Christ.

Four Prayers of Christmas Devotional – LOVE

December 23, 2016Daily Reading

During this week of LOVE, below is a Promise from Scripture and a Prayer point to guide you today. For a refresher on the theme for the week, look back at this past Sunday’s devotion. John 13:34-35: A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know you are my disciples, if you love one another. Pray for our church family, that God draws us deeper in prayer and teaches us to love one … Read More

Four Prayers of Christmas Devotional – LOVE

December 22, 2016Daily Reading

  During this week of LOVE, below is a Promise from Scripture and a Prayer point to guide you today. For a refresher on the theme for the week, look back at this past Sunday’s devotion. 1 Corinthians 5:14-15: For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again. Pray that God’s people will serve their … Read More

Four Prayers of Christmas Devotional – LOVE

December 21, 2016Daily Reading

During this week of LOVE, below is a Promise from Scripture and a Prayer point to guide you today. For a refresher on the theme for the week, look back at this past Sunday’s devotion. Romans 5:8: But God demonstrated his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.   Pray for leaders in our community and our nation to model the type of sacrificial love Jesus modeled to us.

Four Prayers of Christmas Devotional – LOVE

December 20, 2016Daily Reading

  During this week of LOVE, below is a Promise from Scripture and a Prayer point to guide you today. For a refresher on the theme for the week, look back at this past Sunday’s devotion. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8: Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, … Read More

Four Prayers of Christmas Devotional – LOVE

December 19, 2016Daily Reading

  During this week of LOVE, below is a Promise from Scripture and a Prayer point to guide you today. For a refresher on the theme for the week, look back at this past Sunday’s devotion. John 3:16: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.   Pray for your friends and neighbors who do not know the love of Jesus or believe in Him as Lord and Savior.

Week of Love – FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

December 18, 2016Daily Reading

  Sunday, December 18 Light the four candles on your wreath and sing or read together the hymn “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear.”     Read Matthew 1:18-24     Joseph was worried about what people might think about him in regards to Mary’s pregnancy. By obeying God’s Word, he had to actively choose to love and walk with someone others thought was perhaps unlovable. In the same way, Jesus calls us to see the value in those others may see as “unlovable” and choose to actively love them. … Read More

Four Prayers of Christmas Devotional – JOY

December 16, 2016Daily Reading

During this week of JOY, below is a Promise from Scripture and a Prayer point to guide you today. For a refresher on the theme for the week, look back at this past Sunday’s devotion. Hebrews 12:2: And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.   Pray for our church … Read More

Four Prayers of Christmas Devotional – JOY

December 15, 2016Daily Reading

During this week of JOY, below is a Promise from Scripture and a Prayer point to guide you today. For a refresher on the theme for the week, look back at this past Sunday’s devotion. Psalm 16:11: You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Pray that God’s people will serve their communities with joy as they follow God’s path of life. Ask God to provide the $50,000 for our South-Richmond church plant & … Read More