Advent is a time when we ask, even plead with God not to leave us alone.
The spirituality of Advent calls us to start our journey in expectation of the second coming of Christ. . . . the triumph of God.
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Advent is the time when God breaks in on us with new surprises and touches us with a renewing and restoring power.
“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (ESV) “In all created things discern the providence and wisdom of God, and in all things give Him thanks.” St. Teresa of Avila “Though the fig tree should not blossom, […]
One of the ways we observe the holy season of Advent, preparing for the birth of Jesus, is by taking time each day to be with God. I have written an Advent devotional guide to use daily during the season to remind you that Emmanuel means “God with us.” You […]
Music-centered worship is an extremely limited understanding of God’s presence.
IWS will sponsor a community-wide Festival of Advent Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at New Grace Church in Fleming Island. This event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., is a traditional choral worship service composed of a stirring collection of Advent hymns and carols, interspersed between Scripture readings. The service is intended to heighten the expectation of the coming celebration of Christmas. Featured are the IWS Community Choir, local musicians, pastors and community leaders. A reception will follow.
To read the Bible Christologically is to let it read us and the world.
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God is disclosed in every detail of human existence.
ORANGE PARK, Fla- Worship Leader Magazine recently honored the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies as one of the top educational programs currently influencing Christian Worship by awarding it the “Best of the Best” distinction for the fourth consecutive year. The prestigious list of contributors in the field of […]
The greatest drama of human history is God’s becoming one of us to rescue the world.
The New Testament writers as well as the fathers of the church saw the entire story of God through the incarnation, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
How do you read the Bible so that it nourishes the spiritual life with its unending depth?