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Peace: Week 4 of Advent

The angels declared “Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men.” Is the world at peace? Of course not, but don’t let that stop you from finding peace. We have peace with God and can be at peace in the world that … Continue reading

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Joy: Week 3 of Advent

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!

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Advent Peace

“Peace on earth, goodwill toward men.” Even when the world is in turmoil we can have peace and be at peace. For the believer he himself is our peace (Ephesians 2:13). He will someday make all things new but on the … Continue reading

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Advent Joy

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

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Advent: Week 3, Joy

Joy – noun, a source or cause of delight. Angels appeared to a group of shepherds and brought good tidings of great joy! The shepherds went to Bethlehem and found the baby Jesus just as the angels described, wrapped in … Continue reading

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Advent Joy

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

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