THE NEWBORN KING: DEVOUR

A contemplative reading for Advent.

The dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she bore her child he might devour it.

REVELATION 12:4 ESV

Image by Agata Lędźwa

READ & RECITE

Read the full passage in Revelation 12.

Read Revelation 12:4 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.

  • Compose a list of words in response to the image. How does the image make you feel about the passage? (Ie. excited, sad, brave etc.)

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.


GENESIS 3:15 · AMOS 1:4 · DANIEL 7:7


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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