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A25: Advent Meditation – Day 15

Be kind and loving to each other, and forgive each other just as God forgave you in Christ.   Ephesians 4:32 Are you finished with your Christmas shopping?  Have you picked out that special something for that special someone? In our American culture we place a great emphasis on giving gifts at Christmas. I struggle with the pressure created by our consumer culture at Christmas time. I love to give and receive gifts, but you can [...]

By | 2017-03-20T08:35:19+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Advent Meditation, TLM Blog|0 Comments

A25: Advent Meditation – Day 14

When the angels left them and went back to heaven, the shepherds said to each other, “Let’s go to Bethlehem. Let’s see this thing that has happened which the Lord has told us about.” So the shepherds went quickly and found Mary and Joseph and the baby, who was lying in a feeding box.   Luke 2:15-16 How do you spend Christmas? When I was in high school a friend invited me to spend the evening [...]

By | 2017-03-20T08:35:19+00:00 December 14th, 2014|Advent Meditation, TLM Blog|0 Comments

A25: Advent Meditation – Day 13

This is what the Lord God says: I, myself, will search for my sheep and take care of them.   Ezekiel 34:11 When my middle son was in 1st grade he was in a play at school. All of my family came to see him. We decided to all go to lunch afterwards at a cafe down the street. We all got into our cars and headed to lunch. When we arrived and began to all [...]

By | 2017-03-20T08:35:19+00:00 December 13th, 2014|Advent Meditation, TLM Blog|0 Comments

A25: Advent Meditation – Day 12

The Lord will give up his people until the one who is having a baby gives birth; then the rest of his relatives will return to the people of Israel.   Micah 5:3 The Christmas season is one of the most happy and sad times of the year. People are excited about a number of things at Christmas, the plans for family and friends coming to visit, the thoughts of what gifts to give those we [...]

By | 2017-03-20T08:35:19+00:00 December 12th, 2014|Advent Meditation, TLM Blog|0 Comments

A25: Advent Meditation – Day 11

So I tell you, don’t worry about the food or drink you need to live, or about the clothes you need for your body. Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothes. Look at the birds in the air. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, but your heavenly Father feeds them. And you know that you are worth much more than the birds.    Matthew 6:25-26 Has the [...]

By | 2017-03-20T08:35:20+00:00 December 11th, 2014|Advent Meditation, TLM Blog|0 Comments