Advent IV (2020)

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Read the passage here. Today is the fourth Sunday of Advent.  And I trust that everyone’s Christmas preparations, both practical and spiritual, are going well.  Thus far in our Advent series, we have been following … Read More

Advent III (2020)

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Read the passage here. Two thousand years ago, the people of Israel had been living under Roman rule.  In many ways, this was better than when they lived under the Babylonians or the Assyrians.  They … Read More

Advent I (2020)

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Read the passage here. Today is the first Sunday of Advent.  As you all know, Advent is that season before Christmas.  It begins today, four Sundays before Christmas.  Advent has both an element of remembrance … Read More

Advent IV

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Read the passage here. Our passage today is from Paul’s letter to the Romans; the third time we’ve visited Romans during this Advent season.  I don’t know how familiar everyone is with the book of … Read More

Advent III

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Read the passage here. Today is the third Sunday of Advent. Last week, we looked at the New Testament passage from the Revised Common Lectionary, from Romans 15.  And we talked about the notion that … Read More