Tag: Advent

Draw Near to Truth

December 9, 2018 Luke 3:1-6 My previous career as a sales rep introduced me to a lot of people. Each of these people had their own personalities that ranged from mellow to off the wall. A man atone of the accounts that I called… Continue Reading “Draw Near to Truth”

Draw Near to Wonder

December 2, 2018 Advent 1 Luke 21:25-36 I grew up in the city. Fortunately, the city of Charlotte is not real big, and I lived just on the edge. Therefore, you could go in the back yard and not worry about the light pollution.… Continue Reading “Draw Near to Wonder”

Here am I

December 24, 2017 Advent 4 Luke 1:26-38 This has been a short Advent season. Actually, the shortest that it can be. Now, we find ourselves on the cusp of Christmas, and not quite there yet. We long for it and it appears within our… Continue Reading “Here am I”

Longing in the Wilderness

December 10, 2017 Mark 1:1-8 At some point in all of our lives, there is a longing that resides within us and it can be hard to name. We know that something is calling us to greater things, but we are not sure what… Continue Reading “Longing in the Wilderness”

Claiming Faithfulness

Mark 13:24-37 As children, we usually first learn of faithfulness as we enter into relationship with our parents. We begin to learn that they are someone to trust and rely on. When we have needs, we know that it is them that we can… Continue Reading “Claiming Faithfulness”

Are you the one?

Matthew 11:2-11 When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?” Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you… Continue Reading “Are you the one?”

A Call from the Wilderness!

Matthew 3:1-12 May the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, and the spirit of knowledge and fear of the Lord come to us in the proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Amen. It is usually around this time… Continue Reading “A Call from the Wilderness!”

Are you Ready?

For those of you with children, you may be able to commiserate with me for a moment here. How many of you have had the experience of telling your children that you are going to be leaving by a certain time and when that… Continue Reading “Are you Ready?”

Advent Devotions December 21

Colossians 1:15-20 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; for in him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers—all things have been created through him… Continue Reading “Advent Devotions December 21”

Advent Devotions December 20

Micah 5:2-5a But you, O Bethlehem of Ephrathah, who are one of the little clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to rule in Israel, whose origin is from of old, from ancient days. Therefore he shall give them… Continue Reading “Advent Devotions December 20”