Advent 2 Preview

At the heart of our Advent preparation stands John the Baptist, who calls us to repent and make a new beginning.

Whether he baptized with a sea shell or dunked the baptized in the river Jordon, John acts as prophet and preparer of the way. His actions guide us today just as they did 2,000 years ago.

About Sunday’s Hymn of the Day in Traditional Service
On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s Cry

Then cleansed be ev’ry life from sin; make straight the way for God within, and let us all our hearts prepare for Christ to come and enter there

Today John the Baptist’s words call us to mend our ways. How might the words, be applicable in our lives today?

About Sunday’s Worship Song at New Day Praise Service
In Christ Alone

In Christ alone my hope is found
He is my light, my strength, my song

Thinking about these words, what kind of light does Christ provide this Advent season

Home Devotional Questions:

John the Baptist call us to repent. What does repentance look like in your life?

What are ways that you experience repentance?

Looking above to  the lyrics from the Traditional and Praise service, what does it mean for
you to prepare your heart for Christ? What does that look like?



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Rev. Sarah Teichmann

Pastor of Christian Formation

Pastor Sarah served as Pastor of Christian Formation at St. Peter’s from 2014 – 2021. She now serves the wider church as a partner at Kirby-Smith Associates.

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