December 13th, 2018 Advent Devotion

December 13th, 2018 Advent Devotion

It Came Upon the Midnight Clear It came upon the midnight clear, that glorious song of old,From angels bending near the earth to touch their harps of gold:“Peace on the earth, goodwill to men, from heaven’s all gracious King”:The world in solemn stillness lay to hear...
December 12th, 2018 Advent Devotion

December 12th, 2018 Advent Devotion

Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming Lo! How a rose e’er blooming from tender stem hath sprung,Of Jesse’s lineage coming as saints of old have sung.It came, a floweret bright, amid the cold of winter,When half spent was the night. As the daughter of an elementary school...

December 11th, 2018 Advent Devotion

Comfort, Comfort Now My People Comfort, comfort now my people; tell of peace!” so says our God.Comfort those who sit in darkness mourning under sorrow’s load.To God’s people now proclaim that God’s pardon waits for them!Tell them that their war is over; God will reign...
December 10th, 2018 Advent Devotion

December 10th, 2018 Advent Devotion

Emmanuel, Emmanuel Emmanuel, Emmanuel, His name is called Emmanuel. God with us, revealed in us, His name is called Emmanuel.” The weekend after Thanksgiving we always put up our Christmas decorations, adorning our house with wreaths and ribbons and lights. Our...
December 9th, 2018 Advent Devotion

December 9th, 2018 Advent Devotion

In the Bleak Mid-Winter In the bleak mid-winter frosty wind made moan;Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone;Snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow,In the bleak mid-winter long ago. Allow me to start this meditation with an observation that will be “old...