Unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given. (Isaiah 9:6 KJV)
When parents are expecting a new child, they can’t help but share the joy. We see announcements on social media, receive emails and phone calls, and might even be invited to a gender-reveal party. It’s exciting to anticipate a new birth!
God, our heavenly Father, wants us to be excited about the birth of his Son, too. The prophecy from Isaiah, today’s Bible verse, is a birth announcement sent almost 700 years in advance! That’s one excited Father.
Begin this devotional journey by enjoying a treat as a preview of the joy of Christmas. A cookie, a cup of eggnog, or your favorite Christmas movie—treat yourself to something special today!
Editor’s note: Today’s reflection is from CTA’s devotion book in the line Wonders of His Love.
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Editor’s note: Celebrate that God, our heavenly Father, wants us to be excited about the birth of his Son, too. The prophecy from Isaiah, today's Bible verse, is a birth announcement sent almost 700 years in advance!
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