Advent Tree Family Devotions – December 4

Anchor Cross Jonah 1; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25; Acts 27; Hebrews 6:19‑20 Few things are more terrifying than to be tossed helplessly in a raging storm at sea.  Capsizing, running aground, being washed overboard, and breaking up, all often fatal, are only a few of the dangers.   The crew’s best hope is to jettison cargo,… Read More Advent Tree Family Devotions – December 4

Advent Tree Family Devotions – December 3

Messianic Rose Isaiah 35 Tucked between chapter 34, which describes the judgment of God against many nations, and chapter 36, which tells of the terrible Assyrian invasion of Judah, is one of the most beautiful of God’s promises for His people.  Isaiah 35 tells what happens when the living water that only the Messiah, Jesus,… Read More Advent Tree Family Devotions – December 3

Advent Tree Family Devotions – December 2

Six Pointed Star Genesis 1, Psalm 8, Colossians 1:15-18 The first of the Christ symbols is a six-pointed star, a symbol with a long and checkered history. It is used currently on the flag of the State of Israel. Previously it served to identify the Jewish people during World War 2, on the ancient and… Read More Advent Tree Family Devotions – December 2

Advent Tree Family Devotions – December 1

Christmas Tree Genesis 1:1, 11-12, 24‑31; Genesis 3:22-24 Hang your tree up today. Plant life forms the basis of life on earth; providing oxygen, food, shade, building materials, fabrics, and fuel. Plants also remove waste products, including carbon dioxide, and other human and animal waste. Life on earth would be impossible without plants. Trees are… Read More Advent Tree Family Devotions – December 1

Advent Tree Family Devotions – Getting Started

Celebration #1 – The Advent Calendar The season of Advent begins the fourth Sunday before Christmas and continues until Christmas Day. Traditionally, Advent calendars have had windows to open which mark the days between December 1 and Christmas Day. This Advent calendar is based upon the idea of marking the days between those dates and… Read More Advent Tree Family Devotions – Getting Started