This week marks the beginning of the Advent season. Derived from the Latin word adventus which means coming, the next weeks are spent in anticipation of commemoration of the birth of the Messiah. As Christians we also wait for the second coming of Jesus Christ to earth. As we await Christmas and His second coming we have an opportunity especially in this Advent season to ‘start again’ as His mercies are new every morning.
Three Steps to Walk Lighter This Month:
The weeks before Christmas in our society can be wrought
Sometimes in life, things are so pressing that you lose your sense of humor about everything. Being able to laugh in the face of adversity is truly a gift. We all have moments that we lose our focus and joie de vivre. Just do not park there and take up permanent residence.
God is able to restore. God is able to heal. God is able to renew.
Be open to His lead and direction. In this microwave time we live in, it is easy to want everything in an instant. What we want and what we truly need are often
In reading the Psalms this weekend I came across Psalm 78:9 which says that: “The children of Ephraim, being armed and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.” They walked away from God’s covenant and His law. Further, they forgot all that He had done in the past for them.
I could not help but think how often do we, “turn back in the day of battle?” These were God’s people who were equipped. If you have chosen to follow Jesus Christ, you are also a part of God’s people, His Army, which is fully equipped.