Go tell it on the mountain (Dec 11)

“How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written “How beautiful are the feet…

Prince of Peace (Dec 10)

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 “The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the young goat, and…

Everlasting Father (Dec 9)

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 “For I am sure that neither life death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things…

Mighty God (Dec 7)

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name shall be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” Isaiah 9:6 “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will…

Wonderful Counsellor (Dec 7)

“For to us a child is born,     to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder,     and his name shall be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God,     Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” Isaiah 9:6 There is a passage in Isaiah which often gets read at Christmas where Isaiah talks of a child…

Forgiven (Dec 6)

“”Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah, not like the covenant that I made with their fathers on the day when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, my covenant…

Christ the Lord (Dec 5)

Advent is about awaiting the coming of Jesus, the Lord of heaven and earth. That is who we come to adore. When we think of the Christmas story we think of Jesus as a baby but he is not just a baby. He is Christ the Lord. He is Emmanuel, God with us. That is…

Come (Dec 4)

“Oh come let us adore him, Christ the Lord” go the words of the familiar carol. To adore Jesus we need to come. Adoration is an active thing. Adoration is an intentional thing. We have to be intentional about adoring Jesus. We when aren’t intentional it can be easy to drift. To lose our focus.…

Forever (Dec 3)

“But you, O Lord, reign forever; your throne endures to all generations” Lamentations 5:19 The God we adore is the God who reigns forever. His throne endures throughout all generations. That is a great source of hope for us. Our God will reign forever. He endures. His Kingdom continues throughout eternity. We can have faith…

Adore (Dec 2)

This advent we are focusing on adoring Jesus, the one who is worthy of all our affection. Adoring Jesus means treasuring Him above all. It means putting Him first in our thoughts. It means giving our time to Him. Adoring Jesus means surrendering control to Him. It means trusting him. Even when it makes no…