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Category: Advent 2019


Repairing breaches – Bringing peace

Week four of Prepare the Way, the 2019 Advent study from the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas.   Among the many names by which Isaiah describes the coming messiah, “Prince of Peace” fully resonates with us during the Christmas season….

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Going Home

Week three of Prepare the Way, the 2019 Advent study from the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Isaiah frequently speaks of God providing a way for God’s people to return to Him. In the reading for this week, the prophet…

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Peaceable Kingdom

Week two of Prepare the Way, the 2019 Advent study from the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. In one of his most memorable images, Isaiah describes a coming time of peace. “The wolf shall live with the lamb,” he says….

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Tools of Peace

Week One of Prepare the Way, the 2019 Advent study from the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. The prophet Isaiah, whose message speaks of the coming Messiah, sees a time when men will “beat their swords into ploughshares, and their…

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An Advent Letter from Bishop David Reed

November 30, 2019 Dear Friends in Christ, A couple of weeks ago, I went shopping for Advent calendars for several of my nieces and nephews. Having no luck in stores, I did what we do — went online to Amazon…

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Prepare the Way begins December 1

As we prepare for the coming of Christ once again, the prophet Isaiah reminds us to make our hearts and our homes ready. Our four-week 2019 Advent study explores the context in which Isaiah speaks to his people and considers…

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