In Walt Disney’s Aladdin, we’re introduced to a poor street rat, a boy who is down on his luck. Aladdin feels like he has no choice but to steal to eat. One day, Aladdin unknowingly meets the princess in disguise.
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Curious, aren’t you? Curious where this sermon is going to go just from the title, right? Maybe you’re not expecting to learn much, but isn’t that because of who the speaker is?
More, better, bigger, and faster in this world does not bring rest, peace, joy, or serenity. None of those things deal with the real reason for the gloominess in our lives. Trying to treat our gloom with those things is like trying to cure the flu with a band-aid.
No one has ever accused me of being a morning person. I’m certainly not a good example of the ideal person to meet first thing in the morning. But I also know that i’m not the worst.
Aren’t you glad it’s over? Last night, we left another year behind us. It was a doozy, wasn’t it? A year marked by racial violence, terror attacks, an unprecedented election that demonstrated the national division in our country.
What’s it like being a watchman, you’re wondering? Well, it’s not a glorious life, being a watchman, I can tell you that much. In fact, most days, I don’t think there’s a more boring job.
Every one of us his forgiveness, his peace, his hope, his presence for that day! Today, God promises his forgiveness, peace, hop“What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.”
Today, all around the world, Christians are lighting the third of four Advent candles. And although we don’t see it here, in many Advent wreaths, that candle stands out. It’s the perfect example of that classic Sesame Street jingle: “One of these things is not like the other.”
Every year I hold out the empty hope that winter will not come. Every year I dream that somehow fall will go straight into spring. But every year, I’m disappointed. It’s the first real snowfall that always kills that dream.
Waiting this time of year is hard, isn’t it? There’s so much anticipation for the parties and the presents and all the things that go with Christmas time, it’s so hard to wait. But you know what’s about the only thing that can make waiting even harder?
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