Twenty-Eight Days of Unwrapping Christmas – Day Twenty-Seven, Friday, December 27th, 2013

This Week’s Theme – Jesus Christ, the Eternal Son of God

 

 This Week’s Verse to Remember – John 1:1-2 – In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.

                   

Today’s Devotional Reading and assignment

 

Please read the following and record the “I AM” statement of Jesus

 

1. John 6:35 – _______________________

 

2. John 8:12 – _______________________

 

3. John 10:9 – _______________________

 

4. John 10:11 -_______________________

 

5. John 11:25 – _______________________

 

6. John 14:6 – ________________________

 

7. John 15:1 – _________________________

 

Please compare Exodus 3:14 and John 8:58 – What is Jesus saying?

 

 

Please also read John 20:30-31.

 

Quote of the Day – ‘This book (John) presents the most powerful case in the Bible for the deity of the incarnate Son of God. “A man called Jesus” (9:11) is also “Christ, the Son of the living God (6:69).” The deity of Christ can be seen in His seven “I Am” statements.’ Dr. Bruce Wilkinson and Dr. Kenneth Boa in Talk Thru the Bible

Twenty Eight Days of Unwrapping Christmas – Day Twenty-Six, Thursday, December 26th, 2013

This Week’s Theme – Jesus Christ, the Eternal Son of God

 

 This Week’s Verse to Remember – John 1:1-2 – In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.

 

Today’s Devotional Reading and Assignment

 

Please read John 1:14-18

 

What happened to the Word?

 

 

 

What did we see?

 

 

 

What have we received?

 

 

How do we know what the Father is like?

 

 

Please also read John 17:5 and 1 Timothy 3:16

 

Quote of the Day – “This reality is surely the most profound ever because it indicates that the Infinite became finite; the Eternal was conformed to time; the Invisible became visible; the supernatural One reduced Himself to the natural. In the incarnation, however, the Word did not cease to be God but became God in human flesh, i.e., undiminished deity in human form as a man – Dr. John McArthur in The McArthur Study Bible

This Weekend at Calvary Chapel

Tonight – Friday, December 20th

7:30 P.M. – DIVAS (For young women) and CHAMPIONS (For young men) Christmas Party

8:00 P.M. – “In His Presence” – Prayer Service

Tomorrow – Saturday, December 21st  

11:00 A.M. – Radio Program – “God in Our City” – This week’s guest is Pastor David Epstein from Calvary Baptist Church in Manhattan. Listen at WMCA 570 AM or at www.wmca.com

Sunday, December 22nd

9:00 A.M. – Christmas Celebration – Message – Unwrapping Christmas – Pt. 4

10:15 A.M. – Carli and Liz’s Connection Café

11:15 AM – Christmas Celebration – Message – Unwrapping Christmas – Pt. 4

1:30 P.M. – Caroling at St. Cosmas and St. Daimion Adult Home (Let us know if you are interested in coming by emailing us at calvarychapelsi@aol.com)

Twenty-Eight Days of UnWrapping Christmas – Day Twenty, Friday, December 20th, 2013

This Week’s Theme – Jesus Christ, the Son of Man and the Savior of Mankind

 

 This Week’s Verse to Remember – 1 Timothy 1:15 – “This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.”

 

Today’s Devotional Reading and Assignment

 

Please read Luke 2:15-20

 

What did the shepherds find?

 

 

 

What did they do with the information?

 

 

 

When they returned what were they doing?

 

 

Please also read Acts 4:20

 

Quote of the Day – “The first human ambassadors of the Gospel were humble shepherds who hastened to see the Baby and then told everybody what they had seen and heard…. The shepherds, like the angels before them, glorified and praised God (v. 20). – Dr. Warren Wiersbe in Wiersbe’s Expository Outlines of the New Testament

Tweny-Eight Days of Unwrapping Christmas – Day Nineteen, Thursday, December 19th, 2008

This Week’s Theme – Jesus Christ, the Son of Man and the Savior of Mankind

 

 This Week’s Verse to Remember – 1 Timothy 1:15 – “This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.”

 

Today’s Devotional Reading and assignment

 

Please read Luke 2:8-14

 

 

What was the declaration of the angel to the shepherds?

 

 

 

 

What happens after this declaration?

 

 

 

 

Please also read Hebrew 1:6 and Romans 5:1

 

 

 

Quote of the Day – ‘The miracle of Christmas is not on 34th Street; its in Bethlehem. He says “I offer you forgiveness for your past, peace of mind in the present and a solid future in eternity”. Those are the gifts. You say “How do I find those gifts?” They are all wrapped up in Christ.’  – Dr. Rick Warren in The Heart of Christmas .

Twenty-Eight Days of Unwrapping Christmas – Day Eighteen, Wednesday, December 18th , 2013

This Week’s Theme – Jesus Christ, the Son of Man and the Savior of Mankind

 

 This Week’s Verse to Remember – 1 Timothy 1:15 – “This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.”

 

Today’s Devotional Reading and Assignment

 

Please read Luke 2:1-7

 

What were the circumstances surrounding  Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem?

 

 

 

Where in Bethlehem was He born and why?

 

 

 

Please also read Ezekiel 16:4

 

 

Quote of the Day –  “God chose the stable for His Son to be born in for an important reason. You see, when God sent His only Son to live on this earth, He made a strategic decision not to shelter Him from the harsh realities of this life. God had no intention of shielding His Son by having Him born into the make believe world of the rich and famous…..Jesus understands, He’s been there.“  – Dr. Bill Hybels in The Heart of Christmas