Series: Advent 2021

Advent is a time of looking ahead, longing for and preparing for Christ our Lord, who has come and is coming again. This year our Advent focus features passages from Old Testament prophets, starting today with Hosea. May God stir up our anticipation and faith as we await the sunrise of His coming! 

Dawn at Last

by Johnny Vanderhorst | December 19, 2021

The coming of Jesus marked a decisive reversal in the dark drama of human history.

Promise from Bethlehem

by Blaine Freidline | December 12, 2021

In the midst of impending catastrophe and certain doom (judgment for Israel’s sins), Micah proclaims a sure hope in the coming of the Davidic Shepherd-King from ancient days.

The Coming One Who Restores

by Mike Bergen | December 5, 2021

In every country of the world, throughout time, people are crying out for change; it usually means, to them, a change in circumstances. God also calls for change -- change in our hearts and minds and lives.

The True Bridegroom

by John Vanderhorst | November 28, 2021

These passages in Hosea illustrate three love stories: Hosea and Gomer, God and Israel, and God and His Church. And that love, according to human understanding, is crazy.