Advent Category

Bible Reading: Revelation 19.11-16

And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True...

Bible Reading: Isaiah 65.17-25

“For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth;And the former things will not be remembered...

Bible Reading: Hebrews 12.1-2

Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every e...

Bible Reading: Romans 8.1-4

Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit ...

Bible Reading: John 1.14-18

And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten f...

Bible Reading: John 1.6-13

There came a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to testify about the Ligh...

Bible Reading: John 1.1-5

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginn...

Bible Reading: Luke 2.21-35

And when eight days had passed, before His circumcision, His name was then called Jesus, the name gi...

Bible Reading: Luke 2.15-20

When the angels had gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds began saying to one another, &ldq...

Bible Reading: Luke 2.8-14

In the same region there were some shepherds staying out in the fields and keeping watch over their ...

Bible Reading: Luke 2.1-7

Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabite...

Bible Reading: Luke 1.46-56

And Mary said: “My soul exalts the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. “F...

Bible Reading: Luke 1.39-45

Now at this time Mary arose and went in a hurry to the hill country, to a city of Judah, 40 and ente...

Bible Reading: Luke 1.26-38

Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth, to ...

Bible Reading: Matthew 2.13-23

Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “...

Bible Reading: Matthew 2.1-12

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arr...

Bible Reading: Matthew 1.18-25

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, bef...

Bible Reading: Galatians 4.4-7

But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,...

Bible Reading: Philippians 2.9-11

For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name...

Bible Reading: Philippians 2.5-8

Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, who, although He existed in the for...

Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 8.9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He becam...

Bible Reading: Revelation 12.1-5

A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet and on he...

Bible Reading: Luke 11.27-28

While Jesus was saying these things, one of the women in the crowd raised her voice and said to Him,...

Bible Reading: Zechariah 3.8-10

Now listen, Joshua the high priest, you and your friends who are sitting in front of you-indeed they...

Bible Reading: Isaiah 11.1-10

Then a shoot will spring from the stem of Jesse, And a branch from his roots will bear fruit. The Sp...

Bible Reading: Isaiah 9.1-7

But there will be no more gloom for her who was in anguish; in earlier times He treated the land of ...

Bible Reading: Micah 5.1-5

“Now muster yourselves in troops, daughter of troops;They have laid siege against us;With a ro...

Bible Reading: Hebrews 1.1-3

God, after He spoke long ago to the fathers in the prophets in many portions and in many ways, in th...

Bible Reading: Psalm 148.1-14

Praise the Lord!Praise the Lord from the heavens;Praise Him in the heights!Praise Him, all His angel...

Bible Reading: Isaiah 40.1-5

"Comfort, O comfort My people," says your God. "Speak kindly to Jerusalem; and call out to her, that...

Bible Reading: Luke 10.38-42

Now as they were traveling along, He entered a village; and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into h...

Bible Reading: Luke 10.30-37

Jesus replied and said, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robber...

2016 Advent

It is always good to get our life fixed on what is most important, especially during the Christmas s...

Bible Reading: Luke 10.25-29

And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit et...

2014 Advent

The celebration of Advent begins Sunday, November 30. It is always a special season of focus. Advent...

Advent Giving: An Opportunity to Give

It is hard to believe that we have crossed over the halfway mark of December. Before you know it we ...

Devotional to Use: Seeing Jesus with The Shepherds

Seeing Jesus with The ShepherdsLuke 2.8-20 2.8: In the same region there were some shepherds stayin...

Sunday Services Canceled

Dear Church Family, Due to the inclement weather, road conditions and parking lot conditions, we ha...

Advent, More of Jesus and Less of Me

Advent: More of Jesus, Less of Me And although you were formerly alienated and hostile in mind, eng...

Advent, a holy remembrance

The celebration of Advent begins Sunday, December 1. It is always a special season of focus. During ...

Advent Giving 2012

As we discover, celebrate and enjoy the gospel this season my prayer is that it would compel us to a...

Advent

Advent Gatherings: Sundays, December 2, 9 and 16 at 9 and 11 amSunday, December 23 at 10:30 amMonda...

News at The Ridge

What a joy the past few weeks have been to fix our eyes on Jesus and who He truly is.  I pray y...

The Compassionate and Approachable Savior

Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, le...

2011 Advent Giving

  Once a year the elders put forth a special offering goal to the congregation during the...

Who is Jesus

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Advent 2011

This time of year is filled with many things.  For some it is a time filled with traditions and...

Today

We live in a culture where there is a great deal of attention placed on Christmas and Easter, not to...

Trading A Charade for Something Real

God grants to us Kingdom practices or forms, so that we would seek first the Kingdom of God and His ...

Giving

But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that...

Be a Trader

No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devo...

Advent Giving

What are you willing to trade in this season to give financially to God’s work?  Is it th...

Advent 2011

What if Christmas looked different this year?  What if it wasn’t about all the gifts, goi...

The Spirit of Advent Part One

This past Sunday marked the beginning of our celebration of Advent.  Advent is the celebration ...

Advent 2009

What if Christmas looked different this year?  What if it wasn’t about all the gifts, goi...