1. For Christians, Advent is the time when the Church patiently prepares for the coming of the Great King, Jesus the Christ.
  2. Strive to enter God’s rest?
  3. The epistle text from Colossians 1 declares how the great drama of redemption and human history ends.
  4. As the church year ends, we are not give a vision of Jesus on His throne, ruling over a new creation. Instead, we see Jesus ruling from the cross. His grace comes in the midst of suffering and pain.
  5. Listen to God and enter His rest.
  6. The Gospel outpaces all would-be and eventually fleeting identity-makers and brings in the truth of a renewed-in-Christ humanity.
  7. When God does not give you a life free from suffering, He calls you to look for Him in the midst of suffering. There you find Him doing His work, giving you words to speak and promises to hold onto.
  8. Going back to Moses is an epic downgrade.
  9. Whatever else may be said about the Last Day it consists of these two inseparable things: Christ’s coming and His kingdom people being gathered to Him.
  10. The words of Jesus shine with a graceful brilliance among the broken fragments of this world.
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