We need to do more than just keep watch at the window for His coming. We must be ready by having our whole hearts cleaned and pure.
The Hope of God With Us was originally published at Gracefully Truthful. It is not part of the Church of the Nazarene Advent Series; however, it certainly follows the theme of God With Us. Read Ezekiel 37:15-28 First 70 Years in Captivity Ezekiel lived during the 70-year captivity of Judah in Babylon. The prophets Jeremiah … Continue reading The Hope of God With Us
One day their sins would be completely gone. God would be with them forever. In the meantime, God would comfort them with singing.
Ultimately, it was not a road that needed to be prepared but the people's hearts. Devotional #4 of 7 God with us
God's arms ache to take us in and comfort us. - God With Us - Advent Devotional
God's Preposterous Promise The Promise of Restoration With God Scripture: Jeremiah 33:14-16 "'The days are coming,' declares the Lord, 'when I will fulfill the good promise I made...'" Click Here for the entire passage As I write this, I am watching video of the devastation from Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas. Thirty-six hours of hurricane-strength winds and ocean water … Continue reading The Promise of Restoration with God
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 "Now may our God and Father Himself and our Lord Jesus clear the way for us to come to you." God's Preposterous Promise Devotional Series for Christmas On Our Way Back to God When I was single, I longed for days when we could all be together again. I grew up with … Continue reading On Our Way Back to God
Is your heart prepared? "Live by the Spirit . . . The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control." Galatians 5:16,22-23 It seems that once we have finished with Thanksgiving, we are suddenly barreling headlong toward Christmas. At times it can feel like we're on a runaway … Continue reading Prepare for The Coming of the Lord
Christmas is fast approaching and if we blink our eyes we will find ourselves enjoying Christmas Day. But all our plans to include Jesus in Christmas will have been thrown out with the wrappings. The way to have success is to plan ahead. My family always razzed at me because I was planning the next … Continue reading The Joy Of Including Jesus In Christmas