Four Prayers of Christmas Devotional

November 30, 2016Daily Reading

  During this week of HOPE, below is a Promise from Scripture and a Prayer point to guide you today. For a refresher on the theme for the week, look back at this past Sunday’s devotion. Romans 15:4: For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. Pray for the leaders in our community and our nation who need to know the hope of Jesus

Four Prayers of Christmas Devotional

November 29, 2016Daily Reading

  During this week of HOPE, below is a Promise from Scripture and a Prayer point to guide you today. For a refresher on the theme for the week, look back at this past Sunday’s devotion. Psalm 43:5: Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. Pray for those in your family who may be discouraged and need to know the hope of Jesus.

Four Prayers of Christmas Devotional

November 28, 2016Daily Reading

  During this week of HOPE, below is a Promise from Scripture and a Prayer point to guide you today. For a refresher on the theme for the week, look back at this past Sunday’s devotion. Psalm 33:18: Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love. Pray for your friends and neighbors who need to know the hope and Good News of Jesus.

Week of Hope – FIRST WEEK OF ADVENT

November 27, 2016Daily Reading

Week of Hope FIRST WEEK OF ADVENT   Sunday, November 27 Light the first candle on your wreath as you sing or read together the hymn, “O Come, All Ye Faithful.”     Read: Isaiah 11:1-11     When we light the first candle, we remember God’s long-awaited promise to send a Savior to the world for all people. The prophet Isaiah wrote about this Savior, who would bring a kingdom of love, justice and peace. For generations, families waited and hoped for this Savior King to be born into … Read More

How to Enjoy These Devotions

November 26, 2016Daily Reading

  Advent is the four-week period before Christmas when the Church celebrates the first coming of Christ and anticipates His second coming. We recognize this season with a symbolic advent wreath. The candles symbolize the light of Christ coming into the world, and the evergreen symbolizes renewal in Christ, the kind of renewal hoped for by those before Christ’s first coming, and the ultimate renewal we long for in Christ’s second coming.     THE WEEKLY AND DAILY GUIDE Whether you have an advent wreath at home or not, you … Read More