January 6, the Day of the Kings

It’s the twelfth day of Christmas! Today we commemorate the wisemen who visited Jesus. “The Day of the Kings” or “Epiphany” are both historical names for today. Psalm 72:1-14 (links to scriptures here) Isaiah 60:1-6 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2:1-12 Notes Psalm 72:1-14 looks forward to Jesus reigning on earth as the heir of David’s throne. … Continue reading January 6, the Day of the Kings

New Year’s Week, Day 4

As the new year begins, let’s take a moment to look back at our Advent characters and the spiritual disciplines and attitudes they modelled. Abraham shows us obedience—faith in action. Isaiah recorded God’s message, preserving his experiences with God so that others could read them. John the Baptist models discernment: he was aware of God … Continue reading New Year’s Week, Day 4