Advent, coming to serve

“Christmas is about the coming of Christ into the world.”

packages wrapped with red ribbon
Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant,
 and whoever wants to be first among you must be the slave of everyone else.
 For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.

MARK 10:45, ESV

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

2015-11-28 20.11.34

Christmas is about the coming of Christ into the world.

Open your heart to receive the best present imaginable: Jesus giving himself to die for you and to serve you all the rest of eternity. Receive this. Turn away from self-help and sin. Become like little children. Trust him. Trust him. Trust him with your life.”

Excerpted from

The Dawning of Indestructible Joy

Daily Readings for Advent by John Piper

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