Advent 2014 Comfort and Joy

Advent 1.  November 30  Comfort

This Week's Texts:  Isaiah 40

Teaching Link: Comfort and Joy: Isaiah 40

Questions for reflection:  

What are some ways that you can hold on to hope rather than descend into despair.

 

Advent 2.  December 7  Peace

This Week's Texts:  Isaiah 57.18-19

Teaching Link: Comfort and Joy: Isaiah 57.18-19

Questions for reflection:  

Where is the suffering around you that you might have turned a blind eye to?

How can you be an instrument of God’s comfort and shalom?

 

Advent 3.  December 14  Hope

This Week's Texts:  Isaiah 51

Teaching Link: Comfort and Joy: Isaiah 51

Questions for reflection:  

What does it mean to you to know that God places hope in you?

This Advent season, how can you intentionally work in synergy with God to actualize hope?

 

Advent 4.  December 21  Joy

This Week's Texts:  Isaiah 61.1-4

Teaching Link: Comfort and Joy: Isaiah 61.1-4

Questions for reflection:  

What keeps us from experiencing  true joy?

What are way we can help those  around us experience the “good news”  of “great joy” of the message of Jesus?