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Advent Week 4: Never-Ending Love
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Advent Week 4: Never-Ending Love

By Erica Esterly Now we are on the fourth week, the last, of Advent. This week focuses in on the topic of love, and how God shows his love to us. Here are a few verses to read before I start talking about the incredible ways God loves us. John […]

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Here He Lies

                here he lies just born but older than the hills around nine months young, eternally old below the jewel-encrusted, starlit skies he opens his gentle baby godly eyes born to die his mother kisses the face of her child, the face of […]

Advent Week 3: Joy in Christ
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Advent Week 3: Joy in Christ

Now we are at the third week of Advent. This candle differs from all the others because it is rose colored, instead of purple. This color symbolizes joy, the topic of the third week of Advent. Below is Luke 2: 1-7. If you would like to do more reading, read […]

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Advent Week 2: The Prince of Peace

We are now on week 2 of Advent, the second purple candle of the Advent wreath. This week focuses on the topic of peace. Here are two scripture passages to read about peace.   Isaiah 9:6-7 For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and […]

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Advent Week 1: Hope for Today and Tomorrow

What does this Advent season mean to you? Advent means coming or arrival; and the Advent season is a 4 week period. The symbol of Advent is a wreath with five candles, one candle lit each week, the fifth lit on Christmas day. The candles themselves represent the fact that […]