Part Five (Advent 2012 Day 1)
Living life with the expectation of the Advent of Jesus Christ.
Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water.” (John 4:10 NIV)
In this passage, Jesus was speaking to the Samaritan woman at the well. He refers to Himself as “the gift of God” or rather salvation, which comes through faith in Him. What a fitting thought to lead us into the Advent Season—Jesus Christ, God’s Gift to humanity.
On the eighth day after Jesus’ birth, Mary and Joseph took Him to the temple to be circumcised and dedicated to God, as was the Jewish custom for the first-born son in those days. Luke 2:21-40 tells us about two elderly people who anticipated Jesus’ first advent with great expectation and their reaction toward Him when they saw Jesus. Read More