Day 14

Rest Day

from the Advent 2015: Born Is The King reading plan

2 Corinthians 8:9

Take this day to rest in God’s presence. Pray the prayer below, then read and reflect on the scripture that follows.

Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
– from The Book of Common Prayer

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ:
Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor,
so that by His poverty you might become rich.
– 2 Corinthians 8:9

Post Comments (11)

11 thoughts on "Rest Day"

  1. Howard K says:

    God is merciful and loves us fully and completely.

  2. Howard K says:

    We are sinners and need to fully understand that the only way we will be saved is through God’s Son Jesus Christ.

  3. Howard K says:

    Reflect on how Jesus Christ gave up everything to Save us from sin and how thankful I am for what He did.

  4. Howard K says:

    The Gospels shows us the way for us to be saved which is through Jesus Christ.

  5. Howard K says:

    Lord God thank you for sending us your only Son to save us from sin and help me to focus on your Word today and be aware I am in your Presence.

  6. Jeffrey Messenger says:

    Praise God for how marvelous He is.

  7. Jeffrey Messenger says:

    Thank you, Father, for becoming like us in order that You may save us from our sins so that we could be with You. You are a good, good Father.

  8. Jeffrey Messenger says:

    God sent Himself in all His richness to become a servant to the point of death.

  9. Jeffrey Messenger says:

    God MEETS US right where we are at, and loves us there even more still.

  10. Jeffrey Messenger says:

    God had to humble Himself to our standards physically in order to save us. We are extremely weak and fragile.

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