Advent Series 2019

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Advent 2019

Throughout Advent we will be reflecting on the theme of hope in an unjust world.
Advent is a time of reflection and preparation in the lead up to Christmas Day, the celebration of the birth of Jesus.
Each Sunday during advent, beginning on the first of December, we will share a reflection on the theme written by CBM staff and partners.

Join us as we journey through Advent together.

Advent Week 5 – Stevie Wills – Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the greatness of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David’s throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding

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Advent Week 4 – Graeme Turner – Isaiah 42:1-4

“Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations. He will not shout or cry out, or raise his voice in the streets. A bruised reed he will not break, and a smouldering wick he

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Advent Week 2 – Edwina Faithful Farmer – Luke 3:10-14

“What should we do then?” the crowd asked. John answered, “Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same.” Even tax collectors came to be baptized. “Teacher,” they asked, “what should we do?” “Don’t collect any more than you are required to,”

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Advent Week 1 – Stevie Wills – Isaiah 9:2

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned” – Isaiah 9:2 Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the injustice in the world today? I often do. There are so many people suffering. People living in poverty. People who are oppressed.

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