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December 18, 2017
Comfort, Comfort My People
One of the greatest texts for Advent is Isaiah 40. It reminds us that Advent is...
December 11, 2017
“Your Thirst for My Salvation”
We often think of God as an abstract idea, as an impersonal force, or as...
December 08, 2017
Man Wants to Be God; God Wanted to Be Man
How different from us is God! How different in His thinking, His desires, and His...
December 05, 2017
God Acts for Those Who Wait for Him
Why doesn’t God do something about all the evil in the world? The Bible says...
December 04, 2017
The Season of Christ “Coming to” Us
The season of Advent has begun! The word comes from the Latin, meaning “coming to”...
December 12, 2016
“Even if they are fools, they shall not go astray”
More prophecies of the coming of Christ for our Advent contemplation: Isaiah 35, yesterday's Old...
December 06, 2016
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Another remarkable prophecy of Christ in the Old Testament (the study of which is a...
December 05, 2016
And now, the commercialization of Advent
One reason that many Christians are rediscovering Advent is that Christmas has become so commercialized....
December 02, 2016
“They have pierced my hands and feet”
As we contemplate the prophecies of Christ for Advent, we should turn to perhaps the...
November 29, 2016
“Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows”
Studying the prophecies of Christ in the Old Testament during Advent is a good exercise....
November 28, 2016
Happy New Year! That is to say, Happy Advent, the beginning of the new church...
November 30, 2015
He has come to you
The word "advent" derives from the past participle form of venire, the Latin word for...
December 22, 2014
He will build you a House
We are on the road for Christmas, and we worshipped on the last Sunday of...
December 09, 2014
John the Baptizer
The great figure of Advent is John the Baptist. We think of him as that...
December 02, 2014
Advent do’s and don’t’s
More from Mollie Hemingway, Forget The War On Christmas, The War On Advent Is Worse...
December 01, 2014
The War On Advent
Mollie Hemingway has written (way back in October) a piece in the Federalist about what...
December 18, 2013
He will come like crying in the night
You will note that I have mostly resisted the temptation to conflate Advent with the...
December 02, 2013
Advent and the three-fold coming of Jesus
It's Advent Season! Here is a fine explanation of its different dimensions from Rev. Shawn...
December 03, 2012
He comes to us
advent (n.) "important arrival," 1742, an extended sense of Advent "season before Christmas" (Old English),...
November 28, 2011
Living in two times
The post about "Happy New Year," referring to the beginning of Advent and asking about...
November 25, 2011
Happy New Year!
Sunday is the first day of Advent, the beginning of the new church year. So...
December 09, 2010
Advent and the Four Last Things
For those who even celebrate Advent these days, it has become the season to lead...
November 29, 2010
Come, Lord Jesus
It's Advent! I love how the Advent hymns, Scripture readings, and sermons focus on all...
November 30, 2009
Have an unmerry Advent!
Advent is to Christmas as Lent is to Easter. That is, Advent and Lent are...
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