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Advent Reading – December 3

Luke 1:26-27 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. Suggested Advent Activity Purchase an advent wreath, or better yet, collect evergreens, berries and cones to make the wreath and other decorations.

Advent Reading – December 2

Matthew 24:37-44 As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark; and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them all away. That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. Two men…

Advent Reading – December 1

Romans 13:11-14 And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and debauchery, not in…

Advent Reading – November 30

Micah 5:2 “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah,     though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me     one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old,     from ancient times.”

Advent Reading – November 29

Isaiah 7:14, 9:2, 6-7 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. … The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. … For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful…

Advent Reading – November 28

Jeremiah 23:5-6 “The days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, a King who will reign wisely and do what is just and right in the land. In his days Judah will be saved and Israel will live in safety. This is the name by which he will be called: The Lord Our Righteous Savior.

Week 25 – Hope

How do I deal with the hardships and struggles of life? Key Idea: I can cope with the hardships of life because of the hope I have in Jesus Christ. This Week’s Questions: Have you ever felt despair like Job did? What questions did you ask of God? What experiences with God have increased your ability to trust him and his promises? Memorize the Key Verse: We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It…

Week 2 – Personal God

Does God Care About Me? Key Idea: I believe God is involved in and cares about my daily life. This Week’s Questions: Why does Jesus want us to refrain from worry? What is impeding your ability to experience God in a personal way? How can you overcome these obstacles? Memorize the Key Verse: I lift up my eyes to the mountains — where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. – Psalm…