Advent does not have to be overlooked this season.
ad·vent: noun – the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event.
During the Christian season of Advent we focus solely on the arrival of Jesus. The birth of the Savior. Immanuel – God with us. The point of advent is to celebrate this arrival and to focus our hearts on the coming of Jesus and all that that coming meant for the world. Many Christ followers will choose to fast pleasures such as sweets, social media, TV, or only eat a certain diet during this time in order to help them focus more on Jesus.
Jesus is the hope of all mankind and true joy. It’s with this image of Jesus in mind that John Piper gives us a collection of daily readings to reflect on “the dawning of indestructible joy” during this season of advent.
The Dawning Of Indestructible Joy is a beautiful work. 25 devotional brief daily readings help the reader focus solely on Jesus during a season that, while meant to celebrate Him, can easily forget Him. May these readings enhance your Christmas season has you focus on Jesus.
Advent is for adoring Jesus.
The Christmas season is one of the busiest times of the year. But it is also a season of reflection and preparation for that special day when we mark Immanuel’s coming—the arrival of our eternal God in our own frail humanity.
This is the greatest of history’s many wonders, something too stupendous to celebrate just on one day. Advent is a way of lengthening and intensifying the joy of Christmas.
These 25 brief devotional readings from John Piper begin on December 1 and carry us to Christmas Day. Our hope is that God would use these meditations to deepen and sweeten your adoration of Jesus and help you keep him at the center of your Christmas season.