Category Archives: Devotions & Meditations

Third Sunday in Advent

There were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel … Continue reading

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Sing about the King

I will sing of the LORD’s great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations. I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you have established your faithfulness in heaven itself. You … Continue reading

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Ladies Christmas Party ~ Jan. 7th at 6:00

Ladies of Living Hope, you are invited to our annual Christmas party, which will be hosted at a member’s home (you may obtain more info at church). Sunday, January 7th at 6:00 p.m.  Please bring an appetizer or treat to share, … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Advent

In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to his own town … Continue reading

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“Give him the name Jesus”

An angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.  She … Continue reading

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First Sunday in Advent

In the sixth month, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to … Continue reading

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What’s on top of your tree?

White Angel Over a Red Star (Excerpts taken from a Thoughts of Faith,  December 2015 article) I am 29 years young. I am a Ukrainian, I speak Ukrainian, I grew up in a Ukrainian Christian family, but I was born … Continue reading

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Advent: The first and second coming of Jesus

Advent: from Latin adventus, meaning arrival. The first coming (advent) of Jesus; how silently, the wondrous gift is given! The time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him … Continue reading

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