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'Hope' tagged posts

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…

Christian Faith and Weather

The hurricane in Haiti was serious and deadly enough to shake up everyone’s world. It was powerful enough to raise up for many spiritual questions. And as with any episode of human vulnerability, Did it tear a little at the fabric of your faith in a loving God who rules over wind and rain? So as…

Breathe

The rhythm of breath – drawing air in, and sighing it out – pulses in all of creation, O Lord It is a simple sign of the resurrection; of the life that cannot be quenched, even by death itself. We know what it is to breathe, Jesus our lives depend on it even as they…

on Power

I am God, and also henceforth I am God; there is no one who can deliver from my hand; I work and who can hinder it? —Isaiah 43: 13 alt. God, we have a warped view of your power. We believe power is only about strength. We hope that power is used against our enemies.…

Signs of Hope

John DeBevoise preached a sermon about “Hope” on the first Sunday in Advent, November 29, 2015. Scripture teaches us that: Hope comes from an unexpected place Hope is something we do not create; despite our efforts Here are pictures provided by our congregation that represent Hope around us. You can submit more to john@palmaceia.org #signsofhope