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First Week of Advent – Dec 3rd

And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant.” — Luke 1:46–48 RISE Beckoning empty skies, a light comes breaking through burning ever so powerful.  Painted star of early morn; its glow will find us peace. From the…

Go: Advent Devotion Week 4

ADVENT & CHRISTMAS DEVOTION – WEEK 4 BY JILL DUFFIELD, PRESBYTERIAN OUTLOOK EDITOR Mary goes to visit Elizabeth soon after Gabriel’s trip to earth. Mary and Joseph go to be registered. The shepherds will go and see this thing the angels announce. The holy family travels to Jerusalem to present the baby at the temple.…

Testify: Advent Devotion Week 3

ADVENT DEVOTION – WEEK 3 | DECEMBER 17-23, 2017 BY JILL DUFFIELD, PRESBYTERIAN OUTLOOK EDITOR Can I get a witness? John the Baptist testifies to Jesus’ identity as the Messiah. John points to Jesus and away from himself. John knows enough to understand his role and status in comparison to Jesus Christ. That is our…

Prepare: Advent Devotion Week 2

ADVENT DEVOTION – WEEK 2 | DECEMBER 10-16, 2017 BY JILL DUFFIELD, PRESBYTERIAN OUTLOOK EDITOR Preparation this time of year brings to mind all manner of activities: cooking, cleaning, decorating, gift shopping, present wrapping, card writing. Annual parties that require getting dressed up, bringing food, recalling co-worker’s spouse’s names. Advent gets little airtime in our…