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Anticipation

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Soon May Your Kingdom Come

During the Advent season we celebrate Christ’s birth 2000 years ago, and we celebrate, in anticipation, his return to reign as God’s anointed king. So we pray that our Father in heaven will consummate the establishment of his kingdom, in which everyone in the kingdom will exhibit righteousness and love. This new Advent song will … Continue reading

The Present of Advent

Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him. Hebrews 9:28 We celebrate in order to bring the joy of the past into the present. We anticipate in order to bring the joy … Continue reading

Time and Treasure

The vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the goal; it will not fail. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay. Habakkuk 2:3 Treasure terminates time: “If it takes forever I will wait for you …”  “Anticipation … is keeping me waiting!” “You can’t hurry love; … Continue reading