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Advent: Patiently Waiting Upon God

“Come, thou long expected Jesus….” These words of a favorite hymn sum up the season of Advent well. Indeed, the savior was VERY long awaited, was He not? For hundreds of years, the Jews had looked for Messiah. There was nothing they could do to hasten His coming but...
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Advent: Are we still watching, waiting, and expecting?

‘Tis the season of expectation and searching, of hope and wonder. ‘Tis the season of Advent. Our English word advent comes from the Latin word advenio, which literally translates “to come to.” It is made up of the preposition ad and the verb venio. One of my favorite...
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The Season of Waiting

by Nancy
Thursday, 18 December, 2014
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh ReadOriginal Post Date: December 11, 2012 In Luke 1:30–33 (NIV), the angel speaks to Mary: “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will...
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Simple Celebrations: The Twelve Days of Christmas

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh ReadOriginal Post Date: December 5, 2011 In the bustle of Christmas, sometimes it is good to plan for simplicity. A couple of years ago, I wanted to be...
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On Dasher

A virgin conceived. A carpenter believed. Shepherds dutifully tended their flocks and angels joyfully followed their orders. God’s messengers made announcements from high in the heavens while a young couple made preparations in a lowly stable. A baby was born—rather...
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