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Thank you for joining us this Advent season—a celebration of God coming to live among us so that we could better know Him and have a relationship with Him—as we examine many of the names and titles for God throughout Scripture.

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Advent Day 12: Advocate

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In the late 1970s, juvenile court Judge David W. Soukup realized that he was given the task of making a life-changing decision for a three-year-old child who had suffered from child abuse, but there was no one present in the courtroom available solely to speak on the child’s behalf.

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Advent Day 11: Holy Spirit

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Throughout the Bible, we see God’s Holy Spirit at work. He is often seen as wind, fire, or a cloud descending on or filling God’s chosen.

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Advent Day 10: Everlasting Father

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When Rick Hoyt was 15, he told his father that he wanted to participate in a benefit run for an athlete who had been paralyzed.

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Advent Day 9: Alpha and Omega

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Jeanne Calment was born in France in 1875. She survived two world wars, met Vincent van Gogh, and lived a generally leisurely lifestyle.

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Advent Day 8: Shepherd

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Psalm 23 is undoubtedly the most famous—and among the most beloved—of all the psalms. It is short, the prose is beautiful, and it is full of comforting imagery of God as a shepherd who takes care of us in the midst of the darkest valleys.

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Advent Day 7: Lord of hosts

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The Hebrew word translated here as “host” is sometimes translated as “army,” though in other contexts it can be translated as “everything.”

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Advent Day 6: Ancient of Days

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In Daniel’s vision, the Ancient One is clothed in white, which signifies His righteousness, and His hair being as white as the coat of a pure lamb illustrates His wisdom.

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