Posts Tagged: 2012 advent devotions

2012 Advent Devotion- Wednesday, December 5

by Katrina Pekich-Bundy, Teaching Elder, Hanover Presbyterian Church (Hanover, Indiana) Isaiah 2:1-4 While growing up I understood why we learned history in school, though I could never remember the dates of battles or who fought which war. I’d like to think that in elementary school I was keen enough to see that war was against… Read more »

2012 Advent Devotion- Tuesday, December 4

by Rachel Parsons-Wells, Kinesis Organizer (Louisville, Kentucky) Luke 20:9-18 Today’s text brings a dark note to the Advent season. Here we see Jesus as an adult, using story to reflect on some harsh realities. This adult Jesus tells us a parable, a story that is meant to be unpacked. The landowner represents God, the one… Read more »

2012 Advent Devotion- Monday, December 3

by Meagan Manas, Presbyterian Women Staff Specialist for Justice and Peace (Brooklyn, New York) Isaiah 1:10-20 Probably like most peacemakers, I love this passage from Isaiah. How many times have we been at a General Assembly or another solemn meeting and simply “couldn’t endure” it? For those interested in working for justice and peace, these… Read more »

2012 Advent Devotion- Sunday, December 2

by Sarah Osborne, young adult vounteer (Tucson, Arizona) Psalm 24 God created heaven and earth, brought light out of darkness, built land over the waters, made plants and animals to populate the planet, and God created humans last of all. We are individually shaped, uniquely sculpted, and wholly formed in God’s image. The question is:… Read more »