Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Fullness of God

The Twenty-third Day of Advent For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who is not partial and takes no bribe. He executes justice for the fatherless … Continue reading

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Deeper Love

The Twenty-second Day of Advent Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God.  Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.  Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.  This is how … Continue reading

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Rejoice Always

The Twenty-first Day of Advent “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18,  Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing. Give thanks in all circumstances. These three verses … Continue reading

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True Joy

The Twentieth Day of Advent “I tell you the truth, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her … Continue reading

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How Real is Your Joy?

The Nineteenth Day of Advent Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. 1 Peter 3:9 (ESV) The Christmas season is not at … Continue reading

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No Substitute for Joy

The Eighteenth Day of Advent Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV) But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Out of the nine fruits of the Spirit, … Continue reading

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Great Joy

The Seventeenth Day of Advent  Psalm 16:9-11 (NIV) “Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure, because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay. … Continue reading

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Delight in You

The Sixteenth Day of Advent But be glad and rejoice forever in what I will create, for I will create Jerusalem to be a delight and its people a joy. I will rejoice over Jerusalem and take delight in my … Continue reading

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Future

The Fifteenth Day of Advent Luke 2:16-20New International Version (NIV) So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been … Continue reading

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God’s To-Do List

The Fourteenth Day of Advent But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,  so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might … Continue reading

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