Advent question of the day

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We at EDN are in a period of reflection and contemplation for these important seasons of Advent and Christmas. Over the next few weeks, our attention will be on raising certain questions that we invite you to comment on.  We will return to our series probing controversial questions on January 4th.

According to the Gospel of John, Jesus is the light that is coming into the world. Where it shines, darkness (evil) is revealed and overcome.

TODAY’S QUESTION: What aspect of human life are you waiting/working most for in which Jesus needs to be revealed more fully?

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What I am wanting is, I know, something I share with all humanity. Although I do not know that I am working toward this goal, I must say that I am longing for it. That is, for evil to have an end. Maybe that is the reason we ask the question of our God, “How long, Oh Lord, How long? How, with an all wise, all good and all powerful God, can evil exist; and further, how has evil existed so long? One thing I have come to realize is that we have no true idea of the deception of… Read more »

Nancy Petrey
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Betty Rae,

What a beautiful post. Thank you. I like the way you described the rising sun banishing the darkness of night each morning as the way evil will end and God’s day will come. Really good writing and inspiring thoughts. And we won’t even remember the evil! Wow!

Blessings,
Nancy

Nancy Petrey
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The area God has me working in to reveal Jesus more fully is waking up the Church to realize the importance of our Jewish roots. Jesus was named Yeshua, which means “salvation,” because His mission was to save us from our sins. We have a Bible written by all Jewish authors except Luke. The apostles and the early church (for the first ten years) were all Jewish. Yeshua himself said, “Salvation is of the Jews.” Paul explains in Romans 11 that we Gentiles are WILD branches grafted into a JEWISH olive tree. I could go on and on, but I… Read more »