• Advent: 


    Matthew 1:18-25:    Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit. And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned to send her away secretly. But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. Read moire.

    Luke 1:26-38:    Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. And coming in, he said to her, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.”  Read more.

    Isaiah 11:1-10:    Then a shoot will spring from the stem of Jesse,
    And a branch from his roots will bear fruit.
    The Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him,
    The spirit of wisdom and understanding,
    The spirit of counsel and strength,
    The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord.
    And He will delight in the fear of the Lord,
    And He will not judge by what His eyes see,
    Nor make a decision by what His ears hear;
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    Micah 5:2:    “But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah,
    Too little to be among the clans of Judah,
    From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel.
    His goings forth are from long ago,
    From the days of eternity.”

    Isaiah 7:14:    Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel.

    Luke 2:1-20:    Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth. This was the first census taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. And everyone was on his way to register for the census, each to his own city.    Read more.

    Luke 2:6-7:    While they were there, the days were completed for her to give birth. And she gave birth to her firstborn son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.

    Matthew 2:1-28:    Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him.”

    :Romans 15:12-13:    Again Isaiah says,
    “There shall come the root of Jesse,
    And He who arises to rule over the Gentiles,
    In Him shall the Gentiles hope.”
    Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

    Finished for today.  The rest of the Study, will be done on Monday.  A busy day is ahead for us tomorrow, with company expected, so won't be on.  Going to in and out now.

    God Bless!