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

Advent Readings Day 22

Reading: Luke 1:46 – 56 “His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation. He has performed mighty deeds with his arm; he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts. He has brought down rulers from their thrones but has lifted up the humble. He has filled the hungry with good things but has sent the rich away empty.” Luke 1:50 – 53 Isn’t it wonderful when a plan… Read More