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THE NEWBORN KING: CAUGHT UP

A contemplative reading for Advent.

She gave birth to a male child, one who is to rule all the nations with a rod of iron, but her child was caught up to God and to his throne.

REVELATION 12:5 ESV

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READ & RECITE

Read the full passage in Revelation 12.

Read Revelation 12:5 a second time, but aloud and slowly, allowing each word to sink in.


OBSERVE

Take a few moments and pay special attention to the key passage and accompanying image.

  • Why is this passage of value? To the scriptures as a whole? To the church?

CONNECT

Look up the related passages provided and read each one. Notice and write down the words, phrases or ideas that connect to today's image and key verse.


2 KINGS 2:11 · DANIEL 7:13-14 · 1 THESSALONIANS 4:17


REFLECT

What new questions did this study bring up for you?

How does today’s reading resonate with your life? Your relationship with Jesus?

This study is based on a card from Behold: The Newborn King. Learn more about Behold Trading Cards, start collecting, and dive deeper through word studies and verse mapping on each card. Now available at fishcoin.press/behold



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