You will arise and have mercy on Zion; For the time to favor her,Yes, the set time, has come. For Your servants take pleasure in her stones, and show favor to her dust.So the nations shall fear the name of the LORD, and all the kings of the earth Your glory. For the LORD shall … More He restores
“Lift up your eyes all around, and see: They all gather together, they come to you; Your sons shall come from afar, and your daughters shall be nursed at your side. Then you shall see and become radiant, and your heart shall swell with joy;Because the abundance of the sea shall be turned to you, … More Your ships shall come in!
“Therefore you also be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.” (Matthew 24:44) Our Father in Heaven, and our Lord Jesus, clearly likes to surprise us. Well at the very least when it comes to His ways, particularly the one of Christ’s advent. However, it would seem … More Advent II – Day 2 (He will arise)
Now it happened, the day after, that He [Jesus] went into a city called Nain; and many of His disciples went with Him, and a large crowd. And when He came near the gate of the city, behold, a dead man was being carried out, the only son of his mother; and she was a … More The hope of resurrection
Arise, shine; For your light has come! And the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and deep darkness the people; But the Lord will arise over you, and His glory will be seen upon you. The Gentiles shall come to your light, and kings to … More They come, because He has glorified you
The sunset sets on the end of an era, one of darkness and shadows. Soon a great Light arises, and with Him life and hope. No longer trapped behind doors of despair, for the Door comes to make a way. Arise and shine, for He has come…and will come, to remain forever, again. Isaiah 9:2,6,7 … More Advent’s Eve
Arise, shine; For your light has come! And the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, And deep darkness the people; But the Lord will arise over you, And His glory will be seen upon you. The Gentiles shall come to your light, And kings to … More Your light has come
Now when He had spoken these things, while they watched, He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight. And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as He went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel, who also said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand gazing up … More Clouds