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Saturday after the Festival of the Epiphany of our Lord

Posted on January 11, 2020 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Luke 3:23-38 (NKJV)   3:23 Now Jesus Himself began His ministry at about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, the son of Heli, 24 the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, the son of Melchi, the son of Janna, the son of Joseph, 25 the son…

Friday after the Festival of the Epiphany of our Lord

Posted on January 10, 2020 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Luke 3:21-22 (NKJV)   3:21 When all the people were baptized, it came to pass that Jesus also was baptized; and while He prayed, the heaven was opened. 22 And the Holy Spirit descended in bodily form like a dove upon Him, and a voice came from heaven which said, “You are My…

Thursday after the Festival of the Epiphany of our Lord

Posted on January 9, 2020 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Mark 1:9-11 (NKJV)   1:9 It came to pass in those days that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 And immediately, coming up from the water, He saw the heavens parting and the Spirit descending upon Him like a dove. 11 Then a voice…

Wednesday after the Festival of the Epiphany of our Lord

Posted on January 8, 2020 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Mark 1:1-8 (NKJV)   1:1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2 As it is written in the Prophets:   “Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, who will prepare Your way before You.”   3 “The voice of one crying in the wilderness:   ‘Prepare…

Tuesday after the Festival of the Epiphany of our Lord

Posted on January 7, 2020 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Luke 3:15-20 (NKJV)   3:15 Now as the people were in expectation, and all reasoned in their hearts about John, whether he was the Christ or not, 16 John answered, saying to all, “I indeed baptize you with water; but One mightier than I is coming, whose sandal strap I am not worthy…

Festival of the Epiphany of our Lord

Posted on January 6, 2020 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Luke 3:10-14 (NKJV)   3:10 So the people asked him, saying, “What shall we do then?”   11 He answered and said to them, “He who has two tunics, let him give to him who has none; and he who has food, let him do likewise.”   12 Then tax collectors also came…

Saturday after the First Sunday after the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord

Posted on January 4, 2020 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Matthew 3:1-12 (NKJV)   3:1 In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, 2 and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!” 3 For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying:   “The voice of one crying in the wilderness:…

Friday after the First Sunday after the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord

Posted on January 3, 2020 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Matthew 2:19-23 (NKJV)   2:19 Now when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, 20 saying, “Arise, take the young Child and His mother, and go to the land of Israel, for those who sought the young Child’s life are dead.” 21 Then…

Thursday after the First Sunday after the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord

Posted on January 2, 2020 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Matthew 2:16-18 (NKJV)   2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was deceived by the wise men, was exceedingly angry; and he sent forth and put to death all the male children who were in Bethlehem and in all its districts, from two years old and under, according to the time which…

Festival of the Circumcision of our Lord

Posted on January 1, 2020 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Luke 2:21 (NKJV)   2:21 And when eight days were completed for the circumcision of the Child, His name was called Jesus, the name given by the angel before He was conceived in the womb.   Devotion   This single short verse ushers in the fullness of Jesus’ earthly life of perfection under…