Fourth Sunday of #Advent (an excerpt from Messiah's 2016 Advent devotional): "From the daily newsfeed to everyday conversation, the ills of the world attack our senses. War. Divorce. Drought. Racial inequality. Human trafficking. Illness. Abortion. Conflict. Poverty. My own response is too often to turn toward my task list and simply tune out the mess. In doing so, I ignore not only the needs of the world but also the voice of God beckoning me to respond . . . I’m reminded that my sins and the ills of this world are under the domain of a God who promises to bring about the reign of justice and wholeness. May the message of Advent remind us of the Prince of Peace in our midst, of the restorer of humanity who we can fully trust to transform our lives and our world. Rather than closing our ears to pain and suffering, may we all respond: “Here I am, Lord.” – Cynthia A. Wells, associate professor of higher education 
Full devotion link on Messiah's Facebook page // Lettering by Cindy Agoncillo
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  • messiahcollegeFourth Sunday of #Advent (an excerpt from Messiah's 2016 Advent devotional): "From the daily newsfeed to everyday conversation, the ills of the world attack our senses. War. Divorce. Drought. Racial inequality. Human trafficking. Illness. Abortion. Conflict. Poverty. My own response is too often to turn toward my task list and simply tune out the mess. In doing so, I ignore not only the needs of the world but also the voice of God beckoning me to respond . . . I’m reminded that my sins and the ills of this world are under the domain of a God who promises to bring about the reign of justice and wholeness. May the message of Advent remind us of the Prince of Peace in our midst, of the restorer of humanity who we can fully trust to transform our lives and our world. Rather than closing our ears to pain and suffering, may we all respond: “Here I am, Lord.” – Cynthia A. Wells, associate professor of higher education
    Full devotion link on Messiah's Facebook page // Lettering by Cindy Agoncillo

  • _mommyk._Enjoying the devotional so much! Thank you! 🙋🏼
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