Advent 2017 – Up Close and Personal – Saturday, December 23

Luke 1: 37 (NIV) “For no word from God will ever fail.”This statement was spoken to Mary at the annunciation. She was told that she would be with child and that her cousin Elizabeth was already that way. A miraculous set of circumstances seeing that Mary was a virgin and Elizabeth assumed to be unable … Continue reading Advent 2017 – Up Close and Personal – Saturday, December 23

Advent 2017 – Up Close and Personal – Wednesday, December 20th

26 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! … Continue reading Advent 2017 – Up Close and Personal – Wednesday, December 20th

Advent 2017 – Up Close and Personal – Monday, December 18

Romans 16:25–27 25 Now all glory to God, who is able to make you strong, just as my Good News says. This message about Jesus Christ has revealed his plan for you Gentiles, a plan kept secret from the beginning of time. 26 But now as the prophets foretold and as the eternal God has commanded, this … Continue reading Advent 2017 – Up Close and Personal – Monday, December 18

Advent 2017 – Up Close and Personal – Monday, Dec. 11th

16 Always be joyful. 17 Never stop praying. 18 Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus." 1 Thessalonians 5:6-8 NLT Advent is the period of time reminding us that we wait for the Messiah to bring salvation. But what do we do in the waiting time? Paul in … Continue reading Advent 2017 – Up Close and Personal – Monday, Dec. 11th

Advent 2017-Up Close and Personal-Friday, Dec 8th

8 I will listen to what God the Lord says; he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants— but let them not turn to folly. 9 Surely his salvation is near those who fear him, that his glory may dwell in our land. 10 Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other. 11 Faithfulness … Continue reading Advent 2017-Up Close and Personal-Friday, Dec 8th