Advent Readings Day 21

Reading: Luke 1:26 – 45  “I am the Lord’s servant,’ Mary answered. ‘May your word to me be fulfilled.’ Then the angel left her.” Luke 1:38 There are few people in the Bible who impress me as much as Mary.  That may come as a surprise to many, since I have spent my life as a Protestant believer and many times us Protestants aren’t quite sure what to do with Mary.  However,… Read More

Advent Readings Day 20

Reading: Psalm 80 “How long, Lord God Almighty, will your anger smolder against the prayers of your people?  You have fed them with the bread of tears; you have made them drink tears by the bowlful. You have made us an object of derision to our neighbors, and our enemies mock us. Restore us, God Almighty; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved.” Psalm 80 At this time… Read More

Advent Readings Day 19

Reading: Hebrews 10:10-18 “And by that will, we have been made holy through the sacrifice of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.” Hebrews 10:10 A few weeks ago I got caught in a sheep herd.  It was quite by accident.  I was walking in an area of the city where the slaughterhouse is and all of a sudden I was surrounded by 3 dozen sheep that were being driven from… Read More