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These transformative exercises are provided for you to interact with the weekly Sunday sermon through reflection and prayer.
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  • Dec17Mon

    Advent-Knowing Him by Name-Dec. 17-MESSIAH

    December 17, 2018

    Name of Christ for this day of Advent: Messiah

    Gather around the nativity set, participate in the following ways:

    Someone read John 4:25-26 and the following:

    Messiah means “the Anointed One.” Jesus was anointed for a special mission on this earth: to teach us more about God, to show us what He is like and to provide for our...

  • Dec16Sun

    Advent-Knowing Him by Name-Dec. 16-EMMANUEL

    December 16, 2018

    Name of Christ for this day of Advent: Emmanuel

    Gather around the nativity set, participate in the following ways:

    Someone read Isaiah 7:14 and the following:

    Emmanuel means “God with us,” God come in human flesh! What a mystery! Today we can’t see Jesus or touch Him but during His earthly ministry people did. Because Jesus was...

  • Dec14Fri

    Advent-Knowing Him by Name-Dec. 14-THE WAY

    December 14, 2018

    Name of Christ for this day of Advent: The Way

    Gather around the nativity set, participate in the following ways:

    Someone read John 14:6 and the following:

    There is only one way to build a relationship with God. Jesus is the only path to God. People have tried many other ways (worshiping other gods, giving money to charity, doing good works,...

  • Name of Christ for this day of Advent: Great High Priest

    Gather around the nativity set, participate in the following ways:

    Someone read Hebrews 4:14 and the following:

    What if we had to be perfect all the time, never making any mistakes? Could we do it? There are lots of ways we mess up or make mistakes – these aren’t necessarily...

  • Name of Christ for this day of Advent: Prince of Peace

    Gather around the nativity set, participate in the following ways:

    Someone read Isaiah 9:6 and the following:

    Sin brought chaos to the peaceful and orderly world that God created. Jesus came to restore peace and to enable us to have peace in our lives. In John 14:27 Jesus told His followers...

  • We are now in the second week of Advent, where we remember PEACE.

    Name of Christ for this day of Advent: Lamb of God

    Gather around the nativity set, participate in the following ways:

    Someone read John 1:29 and the following:

    When people sinned in OT times (before Jesus) God would accept a sacrifice of a lamb, which was thought to be innocent...

  • Name of Christ for this day of Advent: Wonderful Counselor

    Gather around the nativity set, participate in the following ways:

    Someone read Isaiah 9:6 and the following:

    Sometimes the choices we face in life are overwhelming. It is like navigating an obstacle course wearing a blindfold. It can be hard to know how to go through tough relational...

  • Name of Christ for this day of Advent: Mediator

    Gather around the nativity set, participate in the following ways:

    Someone read 1 Timothy 2:5-6 and the following:

    Jesus is the Mediator between us and God. We were separated from God by our sins but Jesus came to make a way for us to be reunited…placed together with God in the way He always...

  • Name of Christ for this day of Advent: Rock

    Gather around the nativity set, participate in the following ways:

    Someone read 1 Peter 2:6-8 and the following:

    Jesus is our Rock that we build our lives upon. Psalm 118:22 says that He is the Cornerstone, even though He was rejected by the elite of His people. Isaiah 8:14 says that He will be the...

  • Name of Christ for this day of Advent: Bread of Life

    Gather around the nativity set, participate in the following ways:

    Someone read John 6:48-51 and the following:

    When Moses and the Israelites were walking through the wilderness towards the Promised Land, God rained down something called “manna” – a bread that would keep them...