During these 4 weeks leading up to Christmas 2014, prepare your heart for the real story of Christmas that is more wonderful, fantastic, and life-changing than we ever imagined.
2014 Advent Calendar that you might find helpful in your preparation and anticipation for Christmas.
Luke 2:25-40, Ephesians 5:25
Most of us despise unnecessary periods of waiting. Right? Two older saints in the Christmas story will help inspire us to not just wait passively but instead to wait proactively.
Repentance, a word we don't often associate with Advent, is an important component as we prepare for Christmas. If we want to be a part of a great work of God, we must allow God to do a great work within us.
Joseph's voice may be silent in the Bible, but his actions are loud! His life preaches a powerful sermon on what it means to trust and obey in every way - a God and a plan much bigger than you can even fathom - which leads to ultimate joy.
We'll journey with these interesting wise men as they joyfully follow the star, arrive in a spirit of worship & adoration, and present gifts to the newborn King.
Pastor John Courchesne
As we enter a new year, let's take an inventory of our lives to see if we are truly living out the mission and purpose for which God created us.