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Thursday after Populus Sion, The Second Sunday in Advent

Posted on December 8, 2022 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: 2 Peter 1:2-9 (NKJV)   1:2 Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord, 3 as His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue, 4 by which have been…

Festival of St. Ambrose, Bishop, Confessor, and Doctor

Posted on December 7, 2022 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:10-17 (NKJV)   3:10 But you have carefully followed my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, perseverance, 11 persecutions, afflictions, which happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra—what persecutions I endured. And out of them all the Lord delivered me. 12 Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ…

Festival of St. Nicholas, Bishop and Confessor

Posted on December 6, 2022 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Luke 1:26-38 (NKJV)   1:26 Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, 27 to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 And having come in, the angel said to her,…

Monday after Populus Sion, The Second Sunday in Advent

Posted on December 5, 2022 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Romans 2:1-16 (NKJV)   2:1 Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whoever you are who judge, for in whatever you judge another you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things. 2 But we know that the judgment of God is according to truth against those who practice such things. 3 And do you…

Saturday after Ad te levavi, The First Sunday in Advent

Posted on December 3, 2022 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Romans 1:16-20 (NKJV)   1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. 17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “The…

Friday after Ad te levavi, The First Sunday in Advent

Posted on December 2, 2022 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Luke 17:20-25 (NKJV)   17:20 Now when He was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, He answered them and said, “The kingdom of God does not come with observation; 21 nor will they say, ‘See here!’ or ‘See there!’ For indeed, the kingdom of God is within you.”   22 Then…

Thursday after Ad te levavi, the First Sunday in Advent

Posted on December 1, 2022 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Matthew 11:25-30 (NKJV)   11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, “I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and have revealed them to babes. 26 Even so, Father, for so it seemed good in Your sight. 27 All things have been delivered…

Festival of St. Andrew, Apostle

Posted on November 30, 2022 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Hebrews 10:19-25 (NKJV)   10:19 Therefore, brethren, having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way which He consecrated for us, through the veil, that is, His flesh, 21 and having a High Priest over the house of God, 22 let us draw near with a true heart in…

Tuesday after Ad te levavi, The First Sunday in Advent

Posted on November 29, 2022 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Colossians 1:12-23 (NKJV)   1:12 Giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light. 13 He has delivered us from the power of darkness band conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, 14 in whom we have redemption through His blood,…

Monday after Ad te levavi, The First Sunday in Advent

Posted on November 28, 2022 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Jeremiah 33:14-18 (NKJV)   33:14 ‘Behold, the days are coming,’ says the Lord, ‘that I will perform that good thing which I have promised to the house of Israel and to the house of Judah:   15 ‘In those days and at that time I will cause to grow up to David a Branch of…