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 inContinue 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 FaithfulnessContinue reading “Advent 2017-Up Close and Personal-Friday, Dec 8th”

Advent 2017 – Up Close and Personal – Dec. 7

1 The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God,  2 as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way” — 3 “a voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.’ ” Continue reading “Advent 2017 – Up Close and Personal – Dec. 7”