The “Coming” Christmas

“Advent” is a word you might have heard but may have not understood.  We often start hearing this word before Christmas, especially at church.  It simply means the “coming” or anticipation of Jesus.  This is true in two ways.  We anticipate the celebration of the nativity and also hold an expectant hope in the second coming of Jesus.  As we make our preparations to decorate the house and buy gifts, let’s not to neglect the preparation of the heart to receive Jesus.

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We’ve put together a few free resources for you if you’d like to access some devotional readings for the Christmas season:

FaithGateway free eBook- The Hope of Christmas 

The Dawning of Indestructible Joy: Daily Readings for Advent by John Piper

Lifeway: Weekly Devotional

Transforming Center: Advent- An Invitation to Wait on God

Jesus Calling Advent Challenge

 

 

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