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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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Christmas Carols Considerations – O come, O come, Emmanuel

O Come O Come Emmanuel – and ransom captive Israel. That mourns in lonely exile here Until the son of God appear. This is the prayer for the savior to come. The beauty of this carol is that it speaks … Continue reading

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Advent Day 27 – What to do while we wait

Advent Day 27 If doing the Advent Log, light candles 1-27 Even though Jesus has come, died, and rose again, we are waiting. Again. We are waiting for His return. What can we do while we wait? Acts 2:42-47 42 … Continue reading

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Advent Day 26 – Angels

Advent Day 26 – Angels If you are doing the Advent Log, Light candles 1-26 Angels Angels messengers from God. warriors from God. protectors from God. In this case, I believe they were just so full of Joy that their … Continue reading

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Advent Day 25 – Shepherds

Advent Day 25 – Shepherds If you are doing an Advent Log, Light candles 1-25 Shepherds Shepherds Simple working folk. Mostly unlearned. Oddly enough, King David was a shepherd boy before he was anointed to become King. The Messiah was … Continue reading

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Advent Day 24 – Magi or Wise Men

Advent Day 24 – Magi or Wise Men If you are doing the Advent Log, light days 1-24 The Magi or Wise Men Whatever the star was – it was important enough to the Magi, wise men, potentially astronomers, to … Continue reading

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Advent Day 23 – Star

Advent Day 23 – characters of the nativity – Star If lighting an advent Log – Light candles 1-23. Advent days 19-22 dealt with Mary, Joseph, Jesus and Bethlehem. Part 2 deals with The Star, Angels, Shepherds and Magi. That … Continue reading

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Advent Day 22 – Bethelehem

Advent day 22 – the Fourth Sunday of Advent If you are using the Advent Log – light days 1-22. If you are using an Advent Wreath – light all four candles. Of course, before Jesus was born, Mary and … Continue reading

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Advent 21 – Jesus

Advent day 21 – People of the Nativity – Jesus If lighting an Advent Log, light candles 1-21 Jesus In the fifth century hymn, Of the Father’s love begotten, there is much about Who and Why Christ came. The best … 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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