Monday: Genesis 1:11-28
Tuesday: Genesis 2:15-24
Wednesday: Genesis 3:8-24
Thursday: Psalm 8
Friday: Hebrews 2:1-10
Read – John 1:1-17
Reflect – What blessings has “the Word became flesh” brought to us?
Apply – Consider what you would thank and praise God for on this special day and then do it. Thank Him especially for the gift of Jesus.
Pray – O Lord, how can I ever thank You enough! May my life be a continual act of thanks and worship.
Read – Colossians 1:15-20
Reflect – What is given as God’s purpose and intention for Christ here?
Apply – Is it evident that Christ has “the supremacy” in your life? If so, how? If not, what might you do?
Pray – Lord Jesus, may it always be clear to everyone I meet that You are truly the Lord of my life.
Read – Philippians 2:5-11
Reflect – How and why does Jesus “Humble Himself”
Apply – In what ways is it hard for you to be humble? How can you show a greater Christ-life humility in your life?
Pray – Lord Jesus, You know it isn’t always easy for me, but help me to have Your humility in my life.
Read – Romans 8:1-4
Reflect – What has been accomplished for us through Christ’s coming?
Apply – What does it mean to you to know that you have been set free from condemnation by jesus? How does your life show it?
Pray – Lord Jesus, may my life always reflect the peace and freedom You give to all those who You’ve set free.
Read – Ephesians 2:1-20
Reflect – What is the gift God gives and how does one receive it?
Apply – Have you received the gift of God? What would you say are some of the “good works” God has prepared for you to do?
Pray – Lord Jesus, show me what “good works” you have for me to do so that I may gladly do them.
Read – Matthew 2:1-6
Reflect – How did the priests and teachers of the law know where Jesus would be born?
Apply – Ponder what God’s Word means to you. How has it helped you in your “search” for Jesus and in your life?
Pray – Lord Jesus, help me to treasure Your Word and study it eagerly so that I can know You and Your ways better.
Read – Matthew 2:1-6
Reflect – When the Magi finally saw the child, what was their response?
Apply – What kind of gifts have you given (or are you giving) to Jesus in gratitude for what He’s given you?
Pray – How very thanksful I am, Lord Jesus, for all You’ve given me. Help me to always have a grateful heart.
Read – Matthew 2:7-12
Reflect – How was the baby delivered from being murdered?
Apply – In what ways does God speak to and lead you? How has he done so recently?
Pray – Lord Jesus, sharpen my spirit to be able to hear You speak to me and know Your leading.
Read – Matthew 2:19-23
Reflect – What was significant about Jesus growing up in Nazareth?
Apply – Recall how God worked in your childhood to make you the person you are. Thank Him for that and for the specific people involved.
Pray – Thank You, Lord, for all those who love me and have helped me make the person I am in You.
Read – Luke 2:41-52
Reflect – What was so surprising about Jesus’ time in the Temple?
Apply – Do you treasure your time in corporate worship and the study of God’s Word? If so, how is that evident? if not, what can you do about it?
Pray – Lord Jesus, give me a greater love for Your Word and for worshiping together with other believers, I pray.