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Devotional, November 13th

Psalm 88 1 O Lord, God of my salvation,    I cry out to you by day.    I come to you at night.2 Now hear my prayer;    listen to my cry.3 For my life is full of troubles,    and death[b] draws near.4 I am as good as dead,    like a strong man with no strength left.5 They have left me among the dead,    and I lie like a corpse…

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The 4 weeks of Advent – lighting candles

The Advent wreath, four candles on a wreath of evergreen, is shaped in a perfect circle to symbolize the eternity of God. In some churches, four purple candles, one for each week in Advent, are used with one larger white candle in the middle as the Christ candle. Other churches prefer three purple or blue…