Saturday, December 2, 2023

Advent Is Coming!


The Advent season is here! Advent 2023 begins tomorrow, Sunday, December 3, and we begin our seventh Advent Words challenge. Each year I wonder if I can come up with any new words, or if I can create new Bible study devotions. But God always leads and He always provides. Yet some words remain the same - they just fit with the rhythm and the story of Advent.

If you would like to participate in Advent Words this year, I encourage you to follow this blog to receive the Bible study devotions every other day. There is a subscription form located at the bottom of the column on the right. Then on the days when there is not a devotion, I encourage you to dig deeper into the Scriture passages and to respond creatively in whatever manner you choose. You can share your insights and art in the private Words Challenge Facebook group and join in conversation with others. Or you can share your creative response on Instagram using the #adventwords2023.

Finally, here is a calendar with the words and main Scriture passage. If you click on the photo it will provide you with a PDF to download and print.


  1. I'm always glad to get a post from you. You write creatively & effectively making me think about things I may not have thought of before. I enjoy learning. Thank you for your time & love of the Lord for, as you said, He is faithful. Blessings, Teri S.

    1. Teri, thank you so much for your kind words and encouragement!

  2. Mary, my heart is always encouraged by your writing and your lovely art. God uses you to draw others closer to Himself. Thank you for sharing your God-given gifts with us. Grace and peace to you.