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Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Thursday 14th December 2017 They shall mount up with wings like eagles; They shall run and not be weary; They shall walk and not faint. (Isaiah 40:31, NKJV) Have you been exhausted lately? Have problems made you feel like quitting and walking away? Before you do, try one more thing—get into God’s presence. As you stay there, you’ll [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Wednesday 13th December 2017 Romans 11 v 5 – 6 So too, at the present time there is a remnant chosen by grace. And if by grace, then it cannot be based on works; if it were, grace would no longer be grace. Dr. Gerald Mann tells the story of how he got his doctorate in Greek. There were only six students in his class. The prof [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Tuesday 12th December 2017 Matthew 6 v 31 – 34 So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to y [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Monday 11th December 2017 Romans 1 v 1 – 7 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God— the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David, and who through the Spirit of holiness [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Saturday 9th December 2017 Jesus’s being “the light of the world” means the world has no other light than him. If there is going to be a light for the world, it will be Jesus. It is Jesus or darkness. There is no third alternative. No other light. It means, therefore, that all the world, and everyone in it needs, Jesus as their lig [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Friday 8th December 2017 Six weeks after the birth of Christ the Savior of the world that Moses hoped for and Isaiah prophesied about, Anna and Simeon experience the light of revelation. Anna came to the Temple and made it her home. He husband had died after only seven years of marriage. Anna bears the aching loneliness of grief fo [...]