Devotional for December 25

John 1:9-18 9 The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world. 10 He was in the world, and the world came into being through him; yet the world did not know him. 11 He came to what was his own, and his own people did not accept him. 12 But to all...

Devotional for December 24

Still your body and silently study the painting by Margret HofheinzDöring. Invite God’s presence. Meditate on what you are seeing. After some time with the painting, consider the following questions:  What captures your attention? Reflect on the colors, lines,...

Devotional for December 23

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. What has come into being 4 in him was life, and the life was...

Devotional for December 22

As we approach the shortest day of the year, this hymn’s imagery of darkness and light speaks to me. “Dark and cheerless is the morn unaccompanied by thee.” That is to say, “Without the light of our Savior, the world is dark, cold, and bleak.” “…till thy mercy’s...

Devotional for December 21

15 When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go now to Bethlehem and see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” 16 So they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the child...