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Devotions for Life

The Prayer Of Our High Priest # 6

“But now I come to You; and these things I speak in the world so that they may have My joy made full in themselves” (John 17:13).
“Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God” (Hebrews 12:2).
Jesus wants us to have His joy, and that joy is to be made full. His joy is found in many things; however, joy centers around one thing, pleasing the Father. God spoke concerning Jesus at His baptism,


Every Precious Minute

“Behold, children are a gift of the Lord, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one’s youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; …” (Psalm 127:3-5).
What would you do if you found out your son or daughter only had minutes to live? For Bethany and Eric Conkel of Dayton, Ohio, that was their reality. During their pregnancy, doctors informed the young parents that their son had a severe birth defect in which babies do not develop part of their brain or skull. They decided to carry the pregnancy to full-term knowing they would only have minutes with their son before he would die. In the short time they had, Bethany says, “We could only love him, celebrate his existence, and embrace the time we had with him.”


In Remembrance

“He had no beauty or majesty to attack us to Him, nothing in His appearance that we should desire Him” (Isa. 53:2).
When asked to recall a certain movie star, politician, or hero of the past, the mind reflects first on facial features and sure enough, there comes to mind a square jaw, flowing locks, or sparkling eyes. And then, ti turns to clothing, and if “clothes make the man,” how can Jesus qualify as one remembered for the usual traits?