Category Archives: Advent 2015

Love Came Down

The First Day of Christmas And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John bore witness about him, and … Continue reading

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God = Word = Light = Light

The Twenty-sixth Day of Advent “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him … Continue reading

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The Gift of Love

The Twenty-fifth Day of Advent “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.” John 3:16 (New American Standard Version) What’s the best Christmas gift you … Continue reading

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Defining Love

The Twenty-fourth Day of Advent A new command I give you: love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. John … Continue reading

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The Fullness of God

The Twenty-third Day of Advent For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who is not partial and takes no bribe. He executes justice for the fatherless … Continue reading

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Deeper Love

The Twenty-second Day of Advent Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God.  Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.  Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.  This is how … Continue reading

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Rejoice Always

The Twenty-first Day of Advent “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18,  Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing. Give thanks in all circumstances. These three verses … Continue reading

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True Joy

The Twentieth Day of Advent “I tell you the truth, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her … Continue reading

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How Real is Your Joy?

The Nineteenth Day of Advent Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. 1 Peter 3:9 (ESV) The Christmas season is not at … Continue reading

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No Substitute for Joy

The Eighteenth Day of Advent Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV) But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Out of the nine fruits of the Spirit, … Continue reading

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