Advent , seeking the lost

“The word advent means “coming.” In this season of the year, we focus on the meaning of the coming of the Son of God into the world.

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The Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

Luke 19:10, NIV

 

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“The word advent means “coming.” In this season of the year, we focus on the meaning of the coming of the Son of God into the world.

Jesus came into the world at the first Advent, and every Advent since is a reminder of his continual advent into more and more lives. And that advent is, in fact, our advent—our coming, our moving into the lives of those around us and into the peoples of the world.”

 

Excerpted from

The Dawning of Indestructible Joy

Daily Readings for Advent by John Piper

also available on Kindle

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Listen to a short introduction from Dr. John Piper here, where you can download a  free PDF copy.

Dr Aletha

Author: Aletha Cress Oglesby, M.D.

As a family physician, I explore the HEART of HEALTH in my work, recreation, community, and through writing. My blog, Watercress Words, informs and inspires us to live in health. I believe we can turn our health challenges into healthy opportunities. When we do, we can share the HEART of health with our families, communities, and the world. Come explore and share with me.

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