Tag Archives: Advent

Inclusion at Christmas

Scripture Reference: Matthew 1:1-17 Good evening.  I hope your enjoying this Holiday Season.  Now that we’re in Christmastide, tonight I want to look at Jesus’s lineage.  Among the men of renown, we see five women who were his ancestresses (including … Continue reading

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Risk at Advent

18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. 19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, … Continue reading

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Prophecy at Advent

The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Isaiah 40:3  And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for … Continue reading

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Silence at Advent

18 Zechariah asked the angel, “How can I be sure of this? I am an old man, and my wife is old too.” 19 The angel said to him, “I am Gabriel. I serve God. I have been sent to speak to … Continue reading

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The Door At Advent

“I serve the Lord,” Mary answered. “May it happen to me just as you said it would.” Then the angel left her. Luke 1:38 (New International Reader’s Version) …Once through this door, you can never return… The Prisoner: “A,B, and … Continue reading

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Sanctuary at Advent

24 And after those days his wife Elisabeth conceived, and hid herself five months… 39 And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda; 40 And entered into the house of Zacharias, and … Continue reading

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Questions Answered at Advent

Scripture reference: Luke 1 Advent is a time of questions answered.  We’re not talking about what we’re getting or giving for Christmas.  But a time of deeper questions being addressed-the reasons and mechanics of God’s plan of ushering the coming … Continue reading

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