Posts with the category “advent-devotional-2021”

Day 10
by Denee Bowers on December 7th, 2021
Paul wrote this letter to the Philippians during an extremely difficult time for the church.  Read More
Day 9
by Denee Bowers on December 6th, 2021
It can be hard and scary to find support in times of trouble. Aren’t we wanting someone that demonstrates wisdom and understanding, strategic planning and strength?  Read More
Day 8
by Denee Bowers on December 5th, 2021
A really great kiss is hard to describe, but you know it when it happens. Jesus is the perfect embodiment of God, hard to describe, but impossible to miss.  Read More
Day 7
by Denee Bowers on December 4th, 2021
In an instant gratification society, one where I can have anything I want delivered to me anytime I demand it, I can FaceTime with anyone I want at any time and have Google answer any question I could possibly think of, waiting and patience doesn’t come easy.  Read More
Day 6
by Denee Bowers on December 3rd, 2021
In a world where it is all too easy to divide one another based on culture, wealth, religion, or political affiliation, Paul prays that the love we feel for one another would overflow.  Read More
Day 5
by Denee Bowers on December 2nd, 2021
Last September, 18 years old and ranked 73rd, Leila Fernandez upset defending champion Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open. Fernandez professed, “From the very beginning, right before the match, I knew I was going to win.”  Read More
Day 4
by Denee Bowers on December 1st, 2021
This time of year explodes with sensual delight — holiday lights and colorful decorations, traditional songs and hymns, meals and treats being offered.   Read More
Day 3
by Denee Bowers on November 30th, 2021
Each Advent season, we read the ancient text of Isaiah, which was written over 700 years before a baby was born in a manger.  Read More
Day 2
by Denee Bowers on November 29th, 2021
The best (or worst, if you’re a scrooge) Christmas gifts come with instructions. Some assembly required. Set up and rules for game play.  Read More
Day 1
by Denee Bowers on November 28th, 2021
Unsalvageable. Lost cause. Canceled. These human concepts carry no weight in the kingdom of God.  Read More