'Christmas' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

'Christmas' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

Advent Reading Week 4: Love in Action

Please enjoy Cornerstone Congregational Church’s reading for the fourth week of Advent, the love candle. Thank you Kathy Harwood for writing this reflection. For other Cornerstone Christmas Advent Readings click here.

Advent Reading Week 3: Joy To The World

Please enjoy Cornerstone Congregational Church’s reading for the third week of Advent, the joy candle. Thank you Kathy Harwood for writing this reflection. For other Cornerstone Christmas Advent Readings click here.

Advent Reading Week 2: Peace Has Come

Please enjoy Cornerstone Congregational Church’s reading for the second week of Advent, the peace candle. Thank you Kathy Harwood for writing this reflection. For other Cornerstone Christmas Advent Readings click here.

Christmas Communion: God With Us

Review Pastor Jonathan’s notes from Communion this last December leading up to Christmas. Use these notes to prepare your hearts for Communion this Saturday, which we celebrate on the first Saturday of every month. Pastor Jonathan reflects on Isaiah 7:14 and God’s promise to be with us, to dwell among his people. God fulfills this promise with us through Christ’s birth. Jesus Christ is still spiritually present with his church in a special way through the Lord’s Supper.

Advent Reading Week 5: The Christ Candle (Christmas Eve)

Lighting a candle is a simple yet profound act. It is a testimony to the power of light over darkness. Something we will experience later during the candle lighting. Four weeks ago we began our journey toward Christmas and lit the first candle of advent, the Hope or Prophecy candle. [Read Isaiah 7:14 and Romans 15:12-13 and light the front right purple candle] Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to…

Advent Reading Week 4: Love Candle

Lighting a candle is a simple yet profound act. It is a testimony to the power of light over darkness. As we light this fourth candle of Advent, we continue our journey to Christmas. The fourth candle of Advent is called the Love candle; as we anticipate Christmas, let us remember our loving savior, how he came once as a baby that the world through him might be saved, and how he will return in glory. The words of Zephaniah…

Advent Reading Week 3: Joy Candle

Lighting a candle is a simple yet profound act. It is a testimony to the power of light over darkness. As we light this third candle of Advent, we continue our journey to Christmas. The third candle of Advent is called the Joy candle; as we anticipate Christmas, let us remember the joy felt by those who realized what was happening. The Word of the Lord as Prophesied by Jeremiah [Read Jeremiah 31:13b] I will turn their mourning into gladness;…

Advent Reading Week 2: Peace Candle

Lighting a candle is a simple yet profound act. It is a testimony to the power of light over darkness. As we light this second candle of Advent, we continue our journey to Christmas. The second candle of Advent is called the Peace candle; as we anticipate Christmas, let us remember the birth of the Prince of Peace. Let us remember our need for a Savior to save us from our sins, and give us peace with God. [Read Psalm…