Week 4: Day 28: Commune with Him (Final Advent Post)

Faith an Advent Devotional Part 5 of 5 Faith Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence and the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 In the past few weeks, as a church, we’ve been taking a step back and working through devotionals with prayer and fasting to gain a God […]

Week 4: Day 27: Commune with Him

For those of us who’ve heard the story of Christ’s birth countless times, it can start to feel more like a fairy-tale than real life. Our decorations dwell on the glamorous parts of the tale: bright stars, angels singing in the sky, and men in glittering robes bringing exotic gifts. Yet the most remarkable part […]

Week 4: Day 26: Commune with Him

Faith an Advent Devotional Part 4 of 5 (Part 5 on Boxing Day) Commune – Ps 16:8 I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. The premise so far of this multi-part devotional series has been to encourage us as a church to […]

Week 4: Day 25: Commune with Him

I come from a very large family. When I turned fifteen, I wasn’t asked if I wanted to drive, it was expected. I had to learn, there were just too many of us to taxi around. I remember that very first day sitting in the driver’s seat. My dad in the passenger’s and some of […]

Week 4: Day 24: Commune with Him

Life is busy and though many peoples lives were brought to a grinding halt this year, there are plenty of people that have found the time more exhausting then before. And communing takes time we don’t have, right?  My favourite definition for the word commune is, “to converse or talk together, usually with profound intensity, […]

Week 4: Day 23: Commune with Him

I will give thanks and praise to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made;Wonderful are Your works,And my soul knows it very well. Psalm 139:14 A verse that I have held onto throughout the years is Psalm 139:14. It is a verse that reminds me of God’s love for me, my perfection in him, and the […]

Week 4: Day 22: Commune with Him

Nearer Lord I’ve been pondering the Lord’s presence more recently.  My desire to have His love and His presence growing in me.  It’s has become my habit to light a candle during my morning devotions to remind myself of Jesus’ presence with me.  He’s right here.   Christmas is all about God’s presence with us.  Immanuel […]

Week 3: Day 21: Proclaim Him

Proclaim — Is 61:1-2  Part 3 of 5 So, here we are at the mid-point of this advent devotional series.  We began with a premise that to “Seek first His Kingdom and His Righteousness, … all these things shall be added to you.”  If, as the bible promises, that seeking God first and not focusing […]

Week 3: Day 20: Proclaim Him

My son showed me his book report on A Christmas Carol the other day where he explained that the reason he liked the book was because it “explained the true meaning of Christmas”. I then asked him, “And what is the true meaning of Christmas?” He stared back at me blankly. He couldn’t tell me. […]

Week 3: Day 19: Proclaim Him

Proclaim Him: We Just Can’t Help It Luke 23:44-47 44 It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon, 45 for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. 46 Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands […]