Counting Down to the Christmas Revolution

Looking for a personal devotional you can use for Christmas? I offer this one for FREE... no limits, no lines, and no waiting for a package to arrive! In 2012 following a year of great personal turmoil, I was led to write a devotional reflecting on the revolutionary nature of Christmas... one each day from …

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Day 25: Counting Down to the Christmas Revolution

For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His government and peace there will be no end, upon the throne of David and …

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Day 24: Counting Down to the Christmas Revolution

Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. Then the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid, for …

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Day 23: Counting Down to the Christmas Revolution

When they heard the king, they departed; and behold, the star which they had seen in the East went before them, till it came and stood over where the young Child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy. And when they had come into the house, they saw the young …

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Day 22: Counting Down to the Christmas Revolution

"But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of you shall come forth to Me the One to be Ruler in Israel, whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting." - Micah 5:2 His birthplace was foretold. Nearly 750 years before Jesus was born, Micah the prophet …

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Day 21: Counting Down to the Christmas Revolution

But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons. - Galatians 4:4-5 I was born with the name Donovan Donnelly. Following my parents' divorce, my mother …

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Day 20: Counting Down to the Christmas Revolution

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both well advanced in years. - Luke 1:6-7 Although they loved and served God, Zacharias and Elizabeth wrestled quietly with years of personal sorrow, grieving …

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Day 19: Counting Down to the Christmas Revolution

Then Joseph, being aroused from sleep, did as the angel of the Lord commanded him and took to him his wife, and did not know her till she had brought forth her firstborn Son. And he called His name JESUS. - Matthew 1:24-25 Are you ready for Christmas? In the New Testament, Joseph illustrates the …

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Day 18: Counting Down to the Christmas Revolution

Editor's Note: Today, we have a guest post from my wife, Gail (aka "the hot blonde"!). Enjoy! Luke 1:13 (The Voice Translation) Messenger: Zacharias, your prayers have been heard. Your wife is going to have a son, and you will name him John. He will bring you great joy and happiness – and many will …

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Day 17: Counting Down to the Christmas Revolution

And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life. These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of …

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