Advent Devotions 2020

Showing items for 'Pam Tate'

Let It Shine, Let It Shine, Let It Shine
Posted by Pam Tate on

Christmas Lights and decorating for the holidays have always been a tradition for me. My favorite memories are decorating with my 6th grade Sunday school classes over the years. When we met in the Spain House, our classroom was upstairs, and the tree was always placed in front of the window...

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Trimming the Tree with Stories
Posted by Sheryl A. Tippitt-Bates on

When they had heard the king, they departed, and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, ‘til it came and stood over where the child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. Matthew 2: 9-10   As a small child, growing up, my...

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True Dark vs. True Love
Posted by Paul Tribble on

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. -John 1:5  Have you ever experienced real darkness? I am not talking about a dark room inside your house or even the darkness of the night sky. When I was younger, my family took a trip to Mammoth Cave. It was...

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A Sign Unto You
Posted by Leigh Ann Tribble on

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the Light of the World. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” -John 8:12 All light had vanished as another day had ended. I sat on the couch in my living room feeling alone, scared, and...

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Warm Light
Posted by Ron Ullrich on

You are the light of the world… - Matthew 5:14   At Christmas time, I have very fond memories of going up north to our family cottage by the lake. Our cottage was in northern Michigan, and the lake would usually be so frozen that you could actually drive your pick-up...

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Christmas Tree Memories
Posted by Pam Vandever on

Lights have always been a favorite part of Christmas for me. As a child, we lived in a small Mississippi town and the highlight of the beginning of the Christmas season was the lights that hung across each power line in the downtown area. I can remember the thrill of seeing those lights to this...