The Advent

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December 1

Genesis 1:26-31, Genesis 2:7-25, Genesis 3

Eve and Adam Creation, Separation, the coming begins

December 2

 Genesis 4:26, Genesis 9:1-17

The people begin to call upon the Lord; Noah did all the Lord Commanded

December 3

Genesis 17, Genesis 21:1-7

A covenant is established, God has brought me laughter

December 4

Genesis 24:12-66

“I will go” Rebekah chooses Isaac

December 5

Genesis 25:21-34, 26:24-34, 27:1-46

Blessings and birthrights

December 6

Genesis 38

Tamar rights injustice

December 7

Joshua 2, 6:12-23, 8:30,

Rahab trusts and is redeemed, the Covenant is renewed

December 8

Ruth 1-2

Ruth believes

December 9

Ruth 3-4

Boaz invites Ruth’s pursuit and honors her

December 10

1 Samuel 16:13

David is called

December 11

2 Samuel 7

God redeems his promise in the line of David

December 12

2 Samuel 11, 12

Bathsheba is wronged, but the Lord honors her

December 13

1 Kings 1:11-53, 1 Kings 3:1-15

Solomon is crowned

December 14

Proverbs 31, 1 Kings 3:1-15

A letter to her son the King (accepting King Lemuel as Solomon)

December 15

1 Kings 12:1-22, 14-:21-31, 1 Kings 15:9-24

The line of David through Rehoboam, King Asa does right, but does not remove high places

December 16

2 Chronicles 17:1-13, 20:1-29

King Jehoshaphat follows the Lord

December 17

2 Kings 18, 19

Hezekiah seeks the Lord and tears down high places

December 18

2 Kings 22, 23:1-30

King Josiah is zealous for the Lord and renews the covenant

December 19

Ezra 3-4

Zerubbabel sets out to rebuild the temple of the Lord

December 20

Ezra 5-6

The completion and dedication of the temple

December 21

Isaiah 7:13-17,  Isaiah 9:1-7, Micah 5:1-9

We will call Him, Immanuel: God with us

December 22

Isaiah 53

Jesus’ death is prophesied

December 23

Matthew 1-2

Jesus is born

December 24

Matthew 3-4

Jesus begins his ministry

December 25

Luke 2-3, Luke 23-24:12

His birth, death, resurrection

personalJohanna Nimmons