Monday – His Birth Foretold
Read – Isaiah 9:1-7
Reflect – What are the special names give to the child who is to be born?
Apply – How is Jesus a “Wonderful Counselor, Mighy god, Everlasting Father, Prince of Pease” to you? How could he be even more so?
Pray – Jesus, be all to me that You want to be. I gladly open my heart and mind to You.
Tuesday – His Peace Foretold
Read – Isaiah 11:1-10
Reflect – What will empower this “root of Jesse” to bring such peace and justice to the world?
Apply – What can you do on behalf of peace and justice in your world?
Pray – Help me know what I can do to bring Your peace and justice to this world – and to do it.
Wednesday – His Suffering Foretold
Read – Isaiah 53:1-6
Reflect – What was the reason for this one’s sorry and suffering?
Apply – Have you trusted Jesus to take away your “iniquities”? Confess any known sin now.
Pray – Lord Jesus, help me to live each day in obedience to You. I want my lfie to always please and honor you.
Thursday – His Birthplace Foretold
Read – Micah 5:2-5
Reflect – Where does the prophet say the “promised ruler” will be born?
Apply – What does it mean to you to know that Jesus’ birth was planned and foretold by God long in advance? how might it affect your life today?
Pray – Show me Your plan for me, Lord, at least for today, so that I may know it and follow it.
Friday – His Kingship Foretold
Read – Zechariah 9:9-13
Reflect – What might surprise someone about the description of this King?
Apply – Is there anything about Jesus that surprises you? If so, what and why?
Pray – Lord Jesus, continue to help me get to know You better each day. Keep surprising me with Your love and power.