Advent Reading Day 28 – The Day of Hope is here.
“15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. 17 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.” Colossians 1 Here we are…Christmas Day. What an… Read More
Advent Reading Day 26 – Embracing Forgiveness
“4 Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. 5But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. 6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him… Read More
Advent Reading Day 22 – Selam, No?
“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14 Within Ethiopian culture, Peace has a major role. It is spoken constantly from one person to another in a greeting that has become standard – Selam No? In other words, “Is it peaceful?” or “Are you at peace?” While peace is part of our language here, there still is much that is not… Read More