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Anticipation in Advent – learning from those who waited first

[For Advent: updated from the archives.] Before the birth of Jesus there were those who lived in the anticipation of his coming, people who knew prophecies such as this: “I will shake all nations, and what is desired by all … Continue reading

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Experiencing Advent with Those Who Were There

[For Advent: updated from the archives.] Anticipation Christmas carols. They’re all over. From the radio to shopping malls and even in churches. Yes, I said even in churches. We sing about the events surrounding Jesus’ birth, angels proclaiming and shepherds … Continue reading

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