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December 22, 2015

Read Romans 8:24-25


Celebrating holidays with the companionship of a child is one of my favorite things about being a parent.  This is Justus’ fourth Christmas, and the first time that he seems to really be getting a handle on the stories, traditions, and activities th...

December 21, 2015

“’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’”  (Jeremiah 29:11 NIV)  This is a verse that is recited quite often.  A verse written on graduation cards and repeated to downtro...

December 13, 2015

How would you define the word joy?  

Google says this: noun. a feeling of great pleasure and happiness.

I think Google is right but in our context, the Bible/Christianity, joy is so much more than an emotion it’s a gift. Theopedia, the Wikipedia of theology, says th...

December 6, 2015

This week we are looking at some the Messianic prophecies in the Old Testament or the signs of Jesus’ coming in the Old Testament. Ways in which God prepared the way for Christ to enter into the world because he loves us.


As God is cursing the serpent after The Fall of...

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December 19, 2015

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This blog is designed for individuals and families to share in discussion around the lighting of the Advent wreath. This may happen at a dinner table or in the living room. The goal is to get everyone talking and reading scripture together. There will be 5 devotionals a week and a prepartion day for the following Sunday on Saturday. We (Pastor Matt & Pamm Anderson) hope these devotions will help you and your family connect with God and each other this Advent Season.

Advent Family Devotions

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