Advent, Advent Devotionals

Inspiring Scripture to Read During Hanukkah

Jesus celebrated Hanukkah, or at least observed it. As Jewish tradition would indicate, our Lord joined His family at the Feast of Dedication each year in observance of the Jewish holiday. John 10:22-30 NIV Then came the Festival of Dedication at Jerusalem. It was winter, and Jesus was in the temple courts walking in Solomon’s Colonnade. The Jews… Read More Inspiring Scripture to Read During Hanukkah

Advent Devotionals, Devotionals

Grace Lies Here

Grace does a lot.  It forgives a child for stealing a cookie before dinner and disciplines a teenager who stayed out too late. Grace forgives a spouse’s forgetfulness and allows a car to pass when it doesn’t have the right of way. Grace covers the big stuff, too. Grace forgives lies, hurts, and betrayal. Grace… Read More Grace Lies Here

31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes, Advent Devotionals, Devotionals

Searching For Advent

The season of Advent is coming. The time of preparation and celebration is beckoning us to lighten our loads and dive into celebrations and hope. Excited children, empty pocket books and lists full of fun and service await us. Then what follows is a crash. Down time after the hype and climax of all that… Read More Searching For Advent