Tag: Advent

When God Moved Into the Neighborhood

“The LORD your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with…

How Advent and Easter Connect

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him… To him who loves us and has freed us from our…

Hope and Unmet Expectations

The Christian faith speaks into a world marked by suffering.  It also speaks into a world marked with unmet desires. …

The Kingdom of this World and the Kingdom of the Messiah

“and He shall reign for ever and ever…King of Kings…and Lord of Lords…Hallelujah!” It wouldn’t be quite the Christmas season…

Tidings of Comfort and the Pending Advent

To follow up on yesterday’s post about the Hallelujah chorus, I wanted to share the musings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a…

The Kingdom of this World and the Kingdom of the Messiah

“and He shall reign for ever and ever…King of Kings…and Lord of Lords…Hallelujah!” It wouldn’t be quite the Christmas season…

The Gifts of the Magi Unpacked

I was going through my Feedly reader and read a very interesting post by fellow blogger Thomas Mason.  In his…

God Doesn’t Stand Still When We Come To A Standstill

When we think of Advent and Christmas, often times we might have a tendency to skip over large chunks of…

What Believing In Jesus Means

Have you ever seen those “Believe” bumper stickers or vague, kitschy church signs about belief and wondered what they meant? …

Longing for the Advent

I find myself every year longing for Christmas decorations, lights, gingerbread, and Christmas carols.  I succumb occasionally to the temptation…

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