Advent 2019 Day 14 :: Yeshua

Yeshua (יֵשׁוּעַ  in Hebrew) was a common alternative form of the name Joshua in later books of the Hebrew…

Blogging Towards the Third Sunday of Advent, December 15, 2019

  Isaiah 35:1-10; Luke 1:47-55; Matthew 11:2-11   In his day of national defeat by…

Advent 2019 Day 13 :: Self-sufficiency

Psalm 14 asserts Fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt,…

Advent 2019 Day 12:: Despair

  In Jeremiah 18:1-12 the prophet tells a parable story of the despair among the…

Advent 2019 Day 11 :: Faith

  The original Greek word for Faith in the Second Testament is the word πίστις…

Advent 2019 Day 10 :: a glorious dwelling

      In one of the traditional readings of Isaiah in Advent, the prophet-poet…

Blogging Towards the Second Sunday of Advent, December 8, 2019

Isaiah 11:1-10 & Matthew 3:1-12 Conversion is a permanent process in which very often the…

Advent 2019 Day 6 :: wilderness

  The gospel told by Mark begins: As it is written in the prophet Isaiah,…

Advent 2019 Day 5 :: prophet

  In Advent, we listen more attentively than other times to the voice and words…

Advent 2019 Day 4 :: advent

The word Advent comes from the Latin adventus which means “coming” or “visit.” It’s the…