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Advent

Recent Advent Stories

As you celebrate today with family and friends, take a moment to ponder God’s mercy and send a prayer of gratitude.

by Peola Hicks

Take the challenges your are facing and give them over to the Lord. Give them over to prayer.

by Peola Hicks

Revelation of angels to shepherds

Don't get stressed by the frenetic pace of the holidays! Listen to the message the angels brought to the shepherds...and which can be heard in our hearts.

by Gwen Ford Faulkenberry
, Ozark, Arkansas

We know that prayer is always needed. It is one of the most loving things that we can do.

by Peola Hicks

Every time we do this, it's as if our devotion to God increases a notch...

by Julia Attaway

Advent wreath with 2 candles lit.

Faith doesn’t turn a blind eye to what’s difficult, ugly, or even impossible. Faith accepts those things straight-on and then looks deeper.

by Gwen Ford Faulkenberry
, Ozark, Arkansas

Now, 2013 years later, our hope is still in the babe born in a manger. This is the hope of Advent.

by Peola Hicks

Devotional writer, Gina Bridgeman

Advent is a time to deepen your faith and consider how the coming of our Savior will change your life.

by Gina Bridgeman
, Phoenix, Arizona

Devotional writer, Tricia Goyer

A devotion to help consider the Virgin Mary's willingness to follow God's request and apply that commitment to your life.

by Tricia Goyer
, Little Rock, Arkansas

Jo Ann Brown, author of The Lost Noel from the Secrets of Mary's Bookshop series

"I didn’t know that my parents were praying for my safe arrival. And I didn’t know that God was with me then as he always will be..."

by Jo Ann Brown
, Las Vegas, Nevada

This prayer reminds me that as Jesus prepares a place for me, I can prepare a place for him on earth...

by Rick Hamlin

Devotional writer, Gina Bridgeman

Take time today to appreciate all that God has given you, including his only son.

by Gina Bridgeman
, Phoenix, Arizona

Devotional writer, Gina Bridgeman

Use this devotion to help keep your heart and mind focused on Jesus this Christmas season.

by Gina Bridgeman
, Phoenix, Arizona

No matter how frenetic the day is, there is nothing (other than forgetfulness) preventing us from praying.

by Julia Attaway

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