Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Dec 3, 2003
Advent 1: God prepares us to recognize and receive his Son. Through this we receive the blessings of peace and joy that we can receive only through the King - Jesus Christ.
[Note: This sermon makes use of some thoughts, concepts, phrases and sentences from, “Setting for an Advent Series,” pp. 12-13, in Concordia Pulpit Resources, Vol. 14, Part 1]
A woman was known in her community for her calm, happy life. It seems that no matter what trials came into her life,