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Prophets in Our Midst

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Isaiah 35:1-10
James 5:7-10
Matthew 11:2-11

We are getting closer to Bethlehem. What is pointing the way on our journey? That is one of the ways I begin to tell the Godly Play Advent story to our children I often share on Thanksgiving weekend during Holiday Church School. I begin at the beginning, talking about the prophets – who showed us the way so long, long ago. The wooden card I show simply shows an Advent wreath with one candle lit, and a carved hand, with a finger pointing the way. The way to Bethlehem, the way to discover the promise to be born, the promise of God living among us.

What does it mean to be shown the way by prophets? Continue reading Prophets in Our Midst