Advent Meditation: Thursday, December 24, 2020

: Psalm 96  •  Isaiah 9:2-7  •  Titus 2:11-14 • Luke 2:1-20 In this passage, Mary and Joseph make their way from Nazareth to Bethlehem for the census. Mary had been told by the Angel Gabriel months before that she was to bear a child who would be the son of God. She had responded … read more

Advent Meditation: Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Psalm 66, 67, 116, 117 •  1 Samuel 2:1b-10  •  Luke 1:26-38 In these verses of Luke, the angel Gabriel visits Mary, a virgin, and tells her that she is to be the mother of the son of God. Gabriel also informs Mary that her relative, Elizabeth, an older woman thought to be barren, was […]

Advent Meditations: Monday, December 24

Christmas Eve Psalm 61, 62, 112, 115  •  Isaiah 11:1–9  •  John 5:30–47 In these verses, the prophet Isaiah predicts the coming of the Messiah and describes what he will be like and what will come from his ministry. The Messiah will judge with righteousness, give judgment for the poor, and slay the wicked. The […]


Psalms 20, 21:1-7 (8-14); Isaiah 4: 2-6; Luke 21: 5-19   Listen to the author read their meditation and prayer: Clarke Heidrick, Advent Meditation   In Luke 21:5-19, Jesus responds to his disciple’s positive statements about the adornment of the temple with beautiful stones by declaring that the “time will come when not one stone […]