Join us as we read and reflect on Bible verses that celebrate the birth and life of Jesus. These verses are taken from our book study titled Peace on Earth: The Gospel of Luke authored by Kelli Worrall. Each daily Bible verse (below) is followed by a link to the complete Scripture passage.
So that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught.
“I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.”
My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.
He has come to his people and redeemed them.
Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.
For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all nations.
I baptize you with water. But one more powerful than I will come.
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses.
He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners.
Then Jesus said to Simon, “Don’t be afraid, from now on you will fish for people.”
The Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.
Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Give, and it will be given to you.
Your faith has saved you; go in peace.
Though seeing, they may not see; though hearing they may not understand.
“Who do you say I am?” Peter answered, “God’s Messiah.”
Whoever listens to you listens to me; whoever rejects you rejects me.
Love your neighbor as yourself.
Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.
Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life?
Make every effort to enter through the narrow door.
This son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.
You cannot serve both God and money.
Sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.
Your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!
I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail.
God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship.
Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.”
He is not here; he has risen!
Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life— is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.
Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.”