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.

Friday of the Second Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: Mark 1:1-8 “The beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.” – Mark 1:1 Today, we find ourselves right in the middle of Advent. So, I have a question for you, how is your stress … Continue reading

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Thursday of the Second Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: 2 Peter 3:8–14 “The day of the Lord will come like a thief.” – 2 Peter 3:10 The delay in our Lord’s coming leads not only to the longing of our spirits, but also to the security of … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the Second Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: 2 Peter 3:8–14 “The Lord is not slow to fulfill His promise.” – 2 Peter 3:9 It has been nearly two thousand years. Two thousand years since Jesus told us that He would be coming in glory to … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the Second Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 40:1-11 “The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.” – Isaiah 40:8 In Israel a scorching east wind can turn a lush, green countryside brown and lifeless within 48 hours. … Continue reading

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Monday of the Second Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 40:1-11 “Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord’s hand double for all … Continue reading

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Saturday of the First Week in Advent

Today’s Reading: Mark 11:1-10 Jesus knows about donkeys. He knew, as He prepared to enter Jerusalem, there would be a colt tied in a certain place. He knew, when He sent some disciples to retrieve the colt, its owner would … Continue reading

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Friday of the First Week in Advent

Today’s Reading: Mark 11:1-10 Jesus finally made it to Jerusalem, the place where He knew He was destined to die. Many believed He would immediately set up His kingdom. In anticipation, they provided for Him a king’s greeting. But the … Continue reading

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Thursday of the First Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 “[He] will sustain you to the end, guiltless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 1:8 The season of Advent reminds you to be ready. It’s not so much about being … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the First Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 “You are not lacking in any spiritual gift, as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 1:7 Are you wondering how many gifts you’ll receive this Christmas? What will … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the First Week of Advent

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 64:1-4 “Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides You, who acts on behalf of those who wait for Him.” – Isaiah 64:4 My eyes have seen … Continue reading

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