Devotional

Advent: Season of Waiting

The church season of Advent is a season of waiting and eager anticipation. It is a time to focus our thoughts on the joyful occasion of Jesus’ birth. The weeks before Christmas can be a wonderful time of spiritual reflection on His coming. Reflection gives us the opportunity to slow down and remember what the season is all about. It’s time to anticipate the celebration of the birth of Jesus!
Advent: Season of Waiting- white artificial birds on white nest with 4 short white candles in dark background
 
The ancient Israelites waited expectantly for centuries for their promised Messiah but died long before He came to earth.  They didn’t exactly wait well.  They refused to keep God’s covenant with them, forgot the miraculous works that were done to save them, and grumbled in the desert (just to name a few.)
 
Some eventually met the Messiah face to face and refused to believe in Him.  They died waiting…

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