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2018 Advent Devotional

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These are the devotional articles for the 2018 Advent calendar. Devotionals will be posted starting on 1st of December 2018.

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2018 Advent Devotional – Day 25

Firstborn over Everything and the Church Read Colossians 1:15-23 Christ our Saviour is born today! This is the day that many Christians around the world have chosen to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. Many Christians and even non-Christians who would hardly ever step foot into a church will make the effort to […]

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2018 Advent Devotional – Day 24

Being Humble, Rejoice, and Ponder Read Luke 2:1-21 Given that Luke knew who Jesus is and the earth-shattering consequences of what Jesus has done, one would have thought that, Luke, in writing his Gospel accounts, would be more excited in recounting the birth of Jesus Christ. Luke wrote his account of the Gospel after carefully […]

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2018 Advent Devotional – Day 23

Love Came Down Read John 3:16-21 Love has been talked about much in recent years, particularly in the wake of the same-sex marriage debate. Advocates of same-sex marriage carry banners that say, “Love is love”, assuming that the definition of love is obvious and universal to everyone. Their understanding is that to be loving to […]

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2018 Advent Devotional – Day 22

The Word Became Flesh Read John 1:1-18 At the heart of any good relationships is proper communications. All the love in the world for each other will not be able to count for much if both parties are not able to talk to each other. This is because it is only through talking and spending […]

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2018 Advent Devotional – Day 21

Sitting at the Feet of Jesus Read Luke 10:38-42 It is only a few more days to go until Christmas! For many of us, these last few days before Christmas are filled with last-minute shopping for gifts, or last-minute preparation for any kind of Christmas events. Some of us who are volunteers for our church […]

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2018 Advent Devotional – Day 20

Faith in God’s Promises Read Hebrews 11:1-2. If time permits, read Hebrews 11 Over the past few days, we have reflected upon passages in the Old Testament that foretold of the coming of the Messiah. The faith of Old Testament saints relied upon these promises of God to send his Messiah who will end all […]

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2018 Advent Devotional – Day 19

The Year of the Lord’s Favour Read Isaiah 61:1-3 In Isaiah, we encounter the mysterious figure of the “servant of the Lord”. Our passage today is one such passage. He is prophesied to accomplish many things for God. He is the one who will bring God’s justice to God. He will be calling all the […]

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2018 Advent Devotional – Day 18

A Shoot from Jesse Read Isaiah 11:1-11 When the Israelites were invaded by the Assyrians in 722BC and taken into exile by the Babylonians in 597/586BC, they must have thought that it was the end of their kingdom and the Davidic dynasty. They were taken away from their land, the temple has been razed to […]

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2018 Advent Devotional – Day 17

The Righteous Branch Read Jeremiah 23:1-8 We have all heard or even experienced our fair share of bad leadership, both in secular or Christian circles. We sometimes think of bad leadership as those who may have committed crimes, such as embezzling funds or sexual assaults, but most bad leadership are much more insidious than that. […]