Isaiah foresees the birth of the promised one, and shares the Gospel — the good news — with God’s people hundreds of years before it came to pass. Advent completed…
Advent – December 23
God is perfect. God is love. God’s love, being perfect, will never fail, never decrease, or fade away. He is faithful!
Advent – December 22
The book of Psalms has been the hymnal of the Church since ancient times, and you can see why — there’s a song for every occasion, even the birth of…
Advent – December 21
Gold is presented as tribute to kings by their vassals. Frankincense is burned in temples before gods. Myrrh is used as a healing balm, and also for preparing the dead…
Advent – December 20
Now we see that the magi were truly wise men, for they could discern this child was more than an earthly king: he was God’s Son, fit to be worshipped.
Advent – December 19
Something miraculous is going on when the stars fixed in heaven become anxious to follow the Son of Heaven down to earth!
Advent – December 18
Who is the true King? Herod? Or the one whose very birth was announced by the stars and the planets? No wonder Herod trembled!
Advent – December 17
The magi followed the star to Israel — to the people of God, but to find the King Jesus they consulted prophets — the Word of God.
Advent – December 16
The magi searched the heavens for signs of things to come, yet God pointed them to a place on earth — to the one who had come: Jesus, the King!
Advent – December 15
Probably not a very sleepy crowd that night. Not after an angel chorus in the fields and the Son of God in a manger!