Category Archives: Advent

Advent 2015 – day 6 – Why did Jesus Come?

Advent Day 6. Light the 6th candle. Why did Jesus come? Because, He had to. Out of the loving heart of God, Jesus came to earth to pay the price for my sin. Romans 3:23 All have sinned and come … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – day 5 – Jesus’ Birth date?

Advent Day 5, light the fifth candle. Is Christmas, December 25, Jesus’ birthday? No. ChristianAnswers.net explains many of the myths around Christ’s Birth, including the date. There is also the whole aspect of December 25th being associated with Saturnalia. Biblical … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – Day 4

Advent 2015, day 4 If using an Advent Log or candles, light the 4th candle. From our original Advent Devotional: What! Are We Waiting? (light the fourth candle) “What! – are we waiting!?” Yes, we’re waiting. “But I just can’t wait….!” … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 day 3

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Advent day 3 (Tuesday following 1st Sunday in Advent) What are we? This is the day we celebrate family. I believe that family is the earthly example of the Godhead – and also the perfect example of how we are … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 Day 2

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Advent day 2 (Monday following 1st Sunday of Advent) Advent is the session of waiting. Everyone has a Christmas countdown,(here’s a very cute one from Redbird) But for me, ours is the end of the year countdown with reminders of … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 Day 1

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Advent day 1 (The first Sunday of Advent – the first Sunday, following Thanksgiving) If using an Advent Log, light candle one. If using an Advent Wreath, light candle one. My first thing for Advent is the tree. For many, … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 day 1 – tree craft ideas

Advent Day 1 is the First Sunday of Advent. From our second celebration of Christmas as a family, we utilized the book “Celebrate While We Wait” by the Shroeder family, published by Concordia. ISBN 0-570-03052-8. The first Sunday, we put … Continue reading

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Advent Resources

MUSIC O Come, O Come Emmanuel Christmas Caroling book at Amazon Christmas Caroling Songbook at Christian Book Distributor A free Printable Caroling Songbook by A Moms Take Some Books: AdventWeeSingChristmas007 AdventWeeSingBible008 AdventTheJesusTreeAB010 AdventTheJesusTree009 Advent Patterns AdventPatterns003 AdventLog001 Advent Readings AdventShoemakerNVP004 … Continue reading

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Christmas Carol Considerations – Away in the Manger

Christmas Season lasts until January 6 for the liturgical church. This song is one that I love – and I would sing as a lullaby to my children. Again, thanks to the website Christmas Carol Lyrics, I can provide a … Continue reading

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Christmas Carols Considerations – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

The first Christmas Carol I’m considering is God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen sung by a traditional choir. Wikipedia contains the history of this song. The first recorded version is found in Three New Christmas Carols, dated … Continue reading

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