Advent 2017: Joy to the World: Day 28

Grace Day


Today's Text: Galatians 4:4-5

Scripture Reading: Galatians 4:4-5

Advent is a season of anticipation and celebration. We long for the promised Savior’s return, even as we rejoice that He has already come to us. Use this day to pause and reflect on this verse from Galatians, which reminds us why Jesus was born.

When the time came to completion, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.

—Galatians 4:4-5


  • Courtney Cates

    Praise be to God the father and our Savior his beloved Son, Jesus Christ. Amen!

  • Thank you baby Jesus

  • Barbie Oates

    Thank you, Jesus!

  • Elizabeth

    Amen! Thanks be to God! ❤️

  • Karen From Virginia

    Thank you Lord for my adoption. Help me, please to live like an adopted daughter of the King and not a poor slave.

  • Deb Malloy


  • Mary Jo Cyr

    Oh Jesus…the One who truly brings me peace and joy. Without You I truly could not be happy. All of life can bring sweet moments along with much suffering. I am so very thankful for the unchanging, unconditional love of my Father who “keeps” me but filling me with His Spirit. “The joy of the Lord is my strength”

  • Kelly Chataine

    Thanks be to God for supplying the Way, the Truth, the Life in His Son, Jesus Christ!

    • Linnea

      Thinking of you and praying for you and your husband today as you continue toward healing and strength. I am encouraged by your faith and trust in our God in the midst of the storm!

      • Kelly Chataine

        Thank you so much for your continued prayer. We are so thankful to be home. Thankful that my husband has been drinking and eating. I know God will continue to increase his intake. Praising God for his current strength and balance. We know God will continue to improve his strength and balance. May God be praised in all things!

  • Tracy Sims

    Thank you Jesus for loving us so much you came to earth!

  • Ashley Motes

    Thank you Jesus!
    The first thing that came to mind was the song “Because He Lives” (the David Crowder version) because the first lyric is “God sent his Son…” if you haven’t hear it I strongly suggest it. God falls thick in that moment.

  • Adopted as sons and daughters of the sovereign God!

  • Grateful that I don’t have to live under the law. Grateful that Christ made a way for me…. blessings on each of you this day, SRT sisters.

  • Churchmouse

    Thank you God that You are in charge of time. You bring it to completion. All things occur in Your good time. I can fully trust Your timing. Help me to wait well.

    • Sarah

      Amen. It’s all good on God’s time!
      May I suggest a rather liberating song in giving it all to Him… it’s called “Control” by Tenth Avenue North.
      After hearing it I am always uplifted and encouraged to be a vessel for God’s will.

    • Pam

      Thank you. Trusting God’s timing can be an issue for me. Love this prayer.

  • Tricia Cavanaugh

    Thank you Lord for the gift of Your Son!

  • Karen Keesing

    Thanks be to God! Always and forever.

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