Category Archives: Advent Meditations

December 4

Psalm 5:1-8, Expect By Joe Sanchez When I read this psalm, I am reminded that I had to first truly open my heart to prayer. I would come to the Lord with a need or a request that would distract … Continue reading

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December 3

Matthew 26:1-13, Prepare By Rebecca Hall This passage marks an important turning point in Matthew’s gospel.  Jesus has finished all his teaching. He’s done. Everything he knows about the Kingdom of God has been said, illustrated, and lived out through … Continue reading

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December 2

Luke 3:1-14, Prepare By The Rev. Chuck Treadwell, Rector On the Sunday after All Saint’s this year, Bishop Doyle spoke to our congregation during the Christian Formation hour. He referenced a conversation he had recently with a friend who said … Continue reading

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December 1

Luke 1:67-79, Prepare By Gustavo Hernandez Blessed be the Lord God of our home, our land, and everywhere the sunlight touches, of everything that is revealed and that which is yet to be found, for she has embraced us with … Continue reading

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November 30

Luke 1:5-17, Prepare By Ross Ponder Growing up, I used to hate going to church. It meant clip-on ties, singing old songs, and my parents’ friends bothering me. I knew that I was a cute kid; Mrs. Teegarden didn’t need … Continue reading

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November 29

Malachi 3:1-4, Prepare By Pam O’Conner The promise of the coming of the Messiah is a message of hope and faith as well as fear and judgment. Hope and faith that we grasp as we struggle with the ups and … Continue reading

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November 28

Isaiah 57:14-15, Prepare By Rick Patrick How are we to talk to God, when we are so aware of our weak and sinful condition compared with God’s righteousness  and majesty?  I think that most of us have a hard time … Continue reading

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November 27

Isaiah 40:3-11, Prepare By Janet Sawyer I am not sure that the Prophet Isaiah had what I am reflecting on in mind when he admonished us to “prepare the way of the Lord”.  But I have loved thinking back over … Continue reading

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