Advent Mercy

Advent Mercy

“For I tell you that Christ became a servant to the circumcised to show God’s truthfulness, in order to confirm the promises given to the patriarchs, and in order that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy.” (Romans 15:8-9a) Paul’s words from...
The Peace of God

The Peace of God

“They shall not hurt or destroyin all my holy mountain;for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lordas the waters cover the sea.In that day the root of Jesse, who shall stand as a signal for the peoples—of him shall the nations inquire, and his resting...
Heed Jesus’ Warning

Heed Jesus’ Warning

“For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and they were unaware until the flood came and swept...
The Armor of Light

The Armor of Light

“Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. The night is far gone; the day is at hand. So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of...
Psalm 122

Psalm 122

I was glad when they said to me,    “Let us go to the house of the Lord!”Our feet have been standing    within your gates, O Jerusalem! Jerusalem—built as a city    that is bound firmly together,to...
The Armor of Light

The Hope of Peace

“For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem. He shall judge between the nations, and shall decide disputes for many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall...