Natasha’s Daily Scripture, Prayer, and Reflection for 12.23.14

“Behold, the virgin shall become pregnant and give birth to a Son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel — which, when translated, means, God with us.”

Matthew 1:23, AMP

Father thank You for the gift of Your Son, sent to us, Your children, as a reminder of our connection and relationship to You. I’m humbly grateful. Praising You in Jesus’ name always. Amen.

What other example can we find as strong and in-your-face as Jesus and his life as our Savior? What other example clearly shows God’s expectations and His closeness to us, than the life story of Jesus and his teachings? The other great heroes and sheroes of the Bible were mere mortals following God’s instruction. Jesus was and is the way to God. Jesus serves as our constant reminder of who we are and to Whom we belong. Consider that.

Questions of the Day
1. What do you think of today’s message?
2. What testimony would you like to share?
3. In what ways has Jesus’s life, parables, and/or lessons made you more committed in your spiritual journey?

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Love always,

Copyright 2013-2014. Natasha Foreman Bryant. Some Rights Reserved. All Prayers and Reflections are Copyright Protected by Natasha Foreman Bryant, unless otherwise noted. Prior posts from 2009-2013 are copyrighted under the name Natasha L. Foreman.

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