From Exile to Exodus
Within us, there is a longing for righteousness and justice to be put in place in our chaotic world. We long for our world to be set right. In the season of Advent, we focus both on the blessing of the birth of the Christ and our longing for His return. Like the people of Israel in exile, we long for the promised Messiah.
700 years before the birth in the manger, during a time of fear of bondage to the godless surrounding nations, Isaiah the prophet proclaimed truth and hope for all Israel.
Key Truth: Through the Advent, God provided a _____________ that brought the peace, knowledge, and the love of God to a lost world.