Category Archives: 2014 Advent Devotions

This Advent Season Iowa District East will be providing daily devotions on its website. These devotions were written by Pastors in the Davenport Circuit.

Christmas Eve

Today’s Reading: Luke 2:1-20 “And she gave birth to her firstborn son…” Luke 2:7a Christmas Eve, “The most wonderful night of the year!” Why is it a very special night for you? For most of us it is a night … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: Luke 1:26-38 “For nothing will be impossible with God.” – Luke 1:37 When reading the story of the visit by the angel Gabriel to Mary, it is easy to focus on the angel, or on Mary and what … Continue reading

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Monday of the Fourth Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: Romans 16:25-27 “Now to Him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages but has now … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Third Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: John 1:6-8, 19-28 “There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him.” – John 1:6-7 Parents of infants and … Continue reading

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Friday of the Third Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: John 1:6-8, 19-28 So they said to him, “Who are you? We need to give an answer to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?” He said, “I am the voice of one crying out … Continue reading

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Thursday of the Third Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 “Do not despise prophecies, but test everything.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:20-21 Teachers have a difficult job. They are given the responsibility to instruct, encourage, motivate and inspire a classroom of students, each of whom is … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the Third Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Many people are curious when it comes to the will of … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the Third Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 61:8-11 “I will greatly rejoice in the Lord; my soul shall exult in my God, for He has clothed me with the garments of salvation.” – Isaiah 61:10 Right now there are many children preparing for their … Continue reading

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Monday of the Third Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 61:1-4 “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me.” – Isaiah 61:1 In Advent, my prayers often turn toward remembrance. I will spend time looking back over the year and all that God has faithfully led … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Second Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: Mark 1:1-8 “John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And all the country of Judea and all Jerusalem were going out to him and were being baptized by … Continue reading

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