Advent: Joseph the Carpenter

Advent-The Time Between Joseph, Carpenter of steel, His life to God appealed; The trusted one to carry God’s Son within dear Mary To fruition – incarnation; While reviled by kin and friend, Joseph did not bend To fears of king nor travel, To sexual temptation, Instead bent into will of...

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Advent: Victory Light

ADVENT – Time Between Victory Light LIGHT cuts through darkness, Isaiah, John agree; Mary sings in joyful chant, “The lowly shall be free!” From unseen to the Seen, Elizabeth released; Zechariah speaks of coming Dawn- A Savior’s guide to peace. Joseph, a righteous man, Bright Angel gives him voice, Shepherds,...

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Advent: A Voice Crying Out

ADVENT – the Time Between A voice crying out… John- A powerful voice, God’s selected choice, Entrusted to introduce The Lamb of God. John- Intense we would say, The life he displayed, Abstaining from all we hold dear, Obedient acts with an open ear- Introduced the great I Am. John-...

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Advent: Fullness of Time

ADVENT – the Time Between fullness of time… Do you believe in a promise unseen, In a “fullness of time” incomplete? Are you strong to rise up in unwavering faith, While waiting in fear – then repeat? Does “fullness of time” draw you closer to God, Bend your will in...

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Advent: The Time Inbetween

ADVENT – The “Time Between” just an ordinary day… The flock was large, The day was hot When Moses got Distracted by a Flame. Great legal tasks Kept her seated Until Deborah retreated, Beckoned by a Voice. Fearless with rage, Leader of dread, Yet Paul became led, Blinded by the...

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Pentecost: Pentecost Praise

Pentecost Praise… Celebration time- Pentecost took place! Christ in us, Hope of glory, ‘Til we see Him face to face. Christmastide-unimaginable, Easter with Resurrection too, Yet what seals it personally, Is Christ in me and you! Never do we walk alone, Without comfort, guidance, gifts; For Christ resides within us—...

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Lent Season: Coming Closer

coming closer… While Christ walked, Through treacherous days, Within His group, Some fell away. His words too strong, His love too great, They took offense, Defended self; Moved far away. Foxes watched their Master, Before they slept in dens; Birds peered down within warm nests, Pondered evil of small men....

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Lent Season: Forevermore

forevermore… He gazed upon the Father, The Father and He, One; Father, Holy Spirit, Son; The greatest test of greatest love, Begun… How can three in One be ripped apart? Set aside eternity, Wrap in weak humanity? Become all putrid sin, Instead of Holy Son, Lose the gaze that matters...

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Lent Season: Free Indeed

Free indeed… She bowed her head and wept, For choices formed The chains that bound her, Not the words He said: “If the Son shall set you free, You shall be free indeed.” On the road to suffering, Christ paused beside her chains; Stopped, stooped, offered help – A new...

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