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The life of Christ, for family devotions - April

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) APRIL 1 Luke 8:1-3. The women who followed Jesus. In these verses we have a description of our Savior's diligence, of his poverty, and of his humility. His diligence wa... Read More

The life of Christ, for family devotions - August

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) AUGUST 1 Luke 17:11-19. The ten Lepers. How touching are the words, "Where are the nine?" The Lord keeps an account of the number that he blesses, and he expects to see... Read More

The life of Christ, for family devotions - December

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) DECEMBER 1 Luke 23:39-43. The two malefactors. No men who ever lived died in such remarkable circumstances as these two thieves. They were crucified with Christ. We kno... Read More

The life of Christ, for family devotions - February

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) FEBRUARY 1 Matthew 4:8-11. The third temptation of Christ. Though Jesus had resisted two temptations, Satan was not dismayed. Here we have an instance of the persistenc... Read More

The life of Christ, for family devotions - January

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802 - 1878) January 1 John 1:1-5. The Word. Who is the Word spoken of in these verses? He is the Son of God. He is called the WORD, because he makes God his Father known to us. H... Read More

The life of Christ, for family devotions - July

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) JULY 1 John 9:6-23. Christ directs the blind man to wash in Siloam. There were many reasons that might have deterred the Savior from curing the blind man. It was the Sa... Read More

The life of Christ, for family devotions - June

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) JUNE 1 Matthew 18:21 to end. The parable of the unforgiving servant. How odious that servant appears, who after having received such exceeding benefits from his Lord, w... Read More

The life of Christ, for family devotions - March

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) MARCH 1 Matthew 12:9-13. Christ heals the man with the withered hand. It was upon the way to the synagogue that the disciples had plucked the ears of corn; for our Savi... Read More

The life of Christ, for family devotions - May

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) MAY 1 Mark 6:30-44. Christ feeds five thousand with five loaves and two fish. Behold another instance of the compassion of our Lord. See how ready he was to sacrifice h... Read More

The life of Christ, for family devotions - November

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) NOVEMBER 1 John 17:6-10. Christ speaks to his Father of his apostles. It is very touching to hear a friend praying for us. The heart of a child is moved and melted whil... Read More

The life of Christ, for family devotions - October

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) OCTOBER 1 Luke 22:7-13. Peter and John prepare the Passover. The day before his death seems to have been by the Savior passed in holy retirement near Mount Olivet. How ... Read More

The life of Christ, for family devotions - September

A Devotional Commentary on the Gospels Arranged for family devotions, for every day in the year. By Favell Lee Mortimer (1802—1878) SEPTEMBER 1 John 12:34-36. Christ exhorts the people to believe while they have the light. While ministers are preaching, their hearers are often answering them in thei... Read More

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