Advent is a time when we ask, even plead with God not to leave us alone.
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The spirituality of Advent calls us to start our journey in expectation of the second coming of Christ. . . . the triumph of God.
Advent is the time when God breaks in on us with new surprises and touches us with a renewing and restoring power.
Music-centered worship is an extremely limited understanding of God’s presence.
To read the Bible Christologically is to let it read us and the world.
God is disclosed in every detail of human existence.
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?
Ancient worship does truth.
Worship discloses the work of Jesus Christ. He himself is the eternal leiturgia (liturgy) of God.
Worship is the story between the two fingers. . . . But the man whose finger is stretched forth to touch the finger of God is not everyman.
-Robert E. Webber, Ancient-Future Worship: Proclaiming and Enacting God’s Narrative (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2008), 107.
Worship is all about God’s story.
Worship is ordered by revelation and incarnation.