2014 Bible Reading Plan for Christmas
Day 13 and 14 are set aside for worship and rest.
Day 15 Reading: Luke 2:1-7
Jesus is Born
In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus
– Luke 2:1
Prayer: The Appearance of Peace
Lord, have mercy
Our earthly emperors
Centurions and subjugation
Invasion and imperialism
Conquest and control
Worldly weapons bringing
an appearance of peace
In the midst of the occupation
A cry pierces the darkness
Vernix and vulnerability
Homelessness and hay
Swaddling and skin
The appearance of Peace
Glory to God!
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As you remind us in the words of Madeleine L’Engle — God did not wait.
My conversion is proof of that. Jesus would not wait until I came to him….grace beyond grace.
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