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My Christmas Confession

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I missed Jesus this Christmas. This Christmas I was filled with awe, the lights, the candles, the gifts and all. I spoke of Jesus, I declared his day but I didn’t sit down to hear him say: “It’s my birthday, … Continue reading

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Advent – Christmas day

Christmas Day! If using an Advent Log – light ALL of the candles! If using an Advent Wreath – Light all four candles and the Christ Candle! Read The story of Christmas: Luke 2:1-21 In those days Caesar Augustus issued … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – days 19-26 part 2

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Advent days 19-22 dealt with Mary, Joseph, Jesus and Bethlehem. Part 2 deals with The Star, Angels, Shepherds and Magi. That actually takes us to Advent day 26. 25 days in December until Christmas, but Advent usually starts before December. … Continue reading

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Advent – Day 20 – Joseph

Advent Day 20 –  Joseph If using and Advent log, light days 1-20. Joseph Joseph. We know very little about him, and yet, enough. A Carpenter. Asked for Mary’s hand in marriage. We know he is a Godly, compassionate man, … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – day 16 – Love

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Today is Advent 16 Light the 16th candle Ornaments: Love – it is the first listed fruit of the Spirit in Gal 5:22-23 It’s something that grows from the Spirit inside. God is love. 1 John 4:7-10 7Beloved, let us … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – day 15 – Joy – third Sunday of Advent

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Today is Advent 15 Light the 15th candle on the Advent Log Today is the Third Sunday of Advent Light the third Advent Candle on the Advent Wreath The themes for the Sundays in Advent designate this Sunday as the … Continue reading

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Advent day 14 – The Lamb

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Advent Day 14 – the Lamb Light the 14th candle on the Advent Log. No photo for this one. In 2015, when I created this Advent Blog, I combined Lion and Lamb on day 12. This year, 2016, I’ve been … Continue reading

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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 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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