Advent Readings Day 25

Reading: John 7:37 – 44 “On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice,  ‘Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink.  Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.’ By this he meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were later to receive.” John 7:37 – 39 A few months… Read More

Advent Readings Day 24

Reading: Luke 2:22 – 40 “Simeon took him in his arms and praised God, saying: ‘Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace.For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all nations: a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and the glory of your people Israel.’”  Luke 2:29 – 32 As we approach Christmas Day, we turn to one… Read More

Advent Readings Day 23

Reading: Psalm 42 “As the deer pants for the streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.” Psalm 42: 1 – 2 Growing up and even into my early adult years, I imagined that everyone loved Christmas. After all it can feel like such a magical time of the year complete with concerts, cookies, special candy, new emphasis in church… Read More