December 9 – December 15, 2019

To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
-Colossians 1:27 (NIV)

Monday, December 9
Humanity is a broken mess—morally bankrupt and spiritually hopeless on our own. But You, Abba Father, sent the Anointed One, Jesus Christ, to pay our debt […]

No Longer Slaves

When the missionaries arrived they were astonished by what they found. The local people believed in impulsive spirits who ruled over every aspect of their daily lives. They lived in fear. Any omen could be disastrous.

The locals initially thought the missionaries were gods and prepared animal sacrifices.

“Friends, why are you doing this?” the missionaries declared. […]