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Tag: Advent

Advent
Lou Lotz

Leaving the Stable

Read: Luke 2:15-21 And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen, as it had been told them. (v. 20) The shepherds hurried to Bethlehem,

Advent
Lou Lotz

Read the Christmas Story

Read: Galatians 4:1-7 But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law. (v. 4) There is a thought-provoking verse in

Advent
Lou Lotz

Give Christmas Presence

Read: Isaiah 9:6-7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given. (v. 6) In 1615, Anthony van Dyck finished painting Adoration of the Shepherds. One version

Advent
Lou Lotz

Name Your Fears

Read: Luke 2:1-14 The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? (Ps.

Joy
Lou Lotz

Watch the Sunrise

Read: John 1:1-14 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. (v. 5) It’s the largest object in our solar system, a mind-bogglingly enormous sphere of

Advent
Lou Lotz

Take Sides with the Poor

Read: Luke 4:16-21 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. (v. 18) As Jesus began his ministry, he

Advent
Lou Lotz

Go Caroling

Read: Psalm 95:1-7 Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! (v. 1) I have lovely memories of my

Advent
Lou Lotz

Treasure Up All These Things

Read: Luke 2:41-52 And his mother treasured up all these things in her heart. (v. 51) “Son, why have you treated us so? Behold, your father and I have been searching

Advent
Lou Lotz

Support Others

Read: Matthew 1:18-25 “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us). (v. 23) The giant sequoia tree is