Tag Archives: Joy
When the shepherds received good news of great joy, their immediate response was to share that with others. The shepherds are the pattern for what we need to do.
Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.” Luke 2:10 NKJV
We light the Shepherd’s Candle, the brightly colored one, on the third Sunday of Advent. The shepherds are a model for receiving and sharing the Gospel.
We light the pink candle, the only brightly colored candle on the advent wreath, and celebrate the message of joy the angles brought to shepherds in the field. Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
Advent traditions vary but if you have three purple candles and one that is pink, that brightly colored candle is lit on the third Sunday of Advent. The angels brought good tidings of great joy to a small group of … Continue reading
December 13, 2015 | text: Luke 2:8-20 I had a high school biology teacher that believed science was all about vocabulary. If you could define the terms you were most of the way to understanding the … Continue reading