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Advent 2015 – Day 13 – Stone

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Advent day 13(edited 12/18/2015) light the 13th candle on the Advent Log I asked for some help in choosing some additional symbols/names of Christ on facebook. One option was “The Rock” from Ps 18:46 The LORD liveth; and blessed be … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – day 12 – the lion and the lamb

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Today is Advent day 12. If using an event log, light candles 12. Jesus came as a baby and was laying in a manger. A manger is a feeding trough for farm animals. The fact that Jesus came and was … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – day 11 – A Key

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Today is the 11th day of Advent. light the 11th candle. On the 9th Day of Advent, I thought about the scepter, and how it being extended out to the servant was the code for entering into the King’s Presence. … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – Day 10, Rising Sun

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Advent day 10 Light the 10th Candle on the log. There is a saying, “it’s always darkest before the dawn.” That saying never made much sense to me. Sitting on the beach, watching the sun rise, the darkness flees to … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – day 9 – Scepter

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Advent day 9 light the 9th candle on the Advent Log. The scepter. Second only to the crown as a symbol of power. Rulers hold the scepter. I have read the story of Esther with a unique perspective. This feels … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – Day 8, Second Sunday of Advent

Advent Day 8 – light the eighth candle on the log Second Sunday of Advent – light the second candle on the wreath What is the purpose of the Advent Wreath? What is the purpose of any of this? Symbols! … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 Day 7 – The Colors of Christmas

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Advent day 7 Light the 7th Candle. In 1987, I proposed to my husband that I wanted to start celebrating Christmas. This was smack in the face of our position to not celebrate holidays. Period. The previous decision really caused … Continue reading

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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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