Monthly Archives: December 2020

Advent Love for Wednesday

Away from the Manger (The Refugee King)Written by Liz Vice Away from the manger they ran for their livesThe crying boy Jesus, a son they must hideA dream came to Joseph, they fled in the nightAnd they ran and they … Continue reading

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Advent Love for Tuesday

John, the disciple of Jesus, once said, “God is love.” (1 John 4:8) Notice John did not say that God loves, even though he does. He did not say that God is like love. He did not say that God … Continue reading

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Advent Love for Monday

God entered into our world not with the crushing impact of unbearable glory, but in the way of weakness, vulnerability, and need. The world does not understand vulnerability. Neediness is rejected as incompetence, and compassion is dismissed as unprofitable. But … Continue reading

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Advent Joy for Friday

Christmas is Waiting to be Born Where refugees seek deliverance that never comes,And the heart consumes itself, if it would live,Where little children age before their time,And life wears down the edges of the mind,Where the old man sits with … Continue reading

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Advent Joy for Thursday

“A sort of joy exists that knows nothing at all of the heart’s pain, anguish, and dread; it does not last; it can only numb a person for the moment. The joy of God has gone through the poverty of … Continue reading

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