A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Holiday

Day 5: The Covenant

Today’s Scripture Reading: Genesis 12:1-7, 15:1-6 Genesis 12:1 Now the Lord had said to Abram: “Get out of your country, From your family And from your father’s house, To a land that I will show you. 2 I will make you a gr... Read More »

Day 4: The Flood

Today’s Scripture Reading: Genesis 6:11-22, 7:17-8:13; 9:8-17 Genesis 6:11 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence. 12 So God looked upon the earth, and indeed it was corrupt; for all flesh had co... Read More »

Day 3: The Fall of Man

Today’s Scripture Reading: Genesis 3:1-24 1 Now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said to the woman, “Has God indeed said, ‘You shall not eat of every tree of the ... Read More »

Day 2: Creation

Today’s Scripture Reading: Genesis 1:1-2:3 Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over t... Read More »

Day 1: The Promise Fulfilled

Today’s Scripture Reading: Isaiah 11:1-10 1 There shall come forth a Rod from the stem of Jesse, And a Branch shall grow out of his roots. 2 The Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon Him, The Spirit of wisdom and understanding, The Spir... Read More »

Light and Life To All He Brings! An Advent Scripture Reading

Join us this Advent season as we celebrate the coming of Christ with The Jesse Tree. This beloved tradition dates back to the Medieval period, and anticipates the birth of Jesus by tracing the story of redemption from Creation to Christm... Read More »

Three Ways To Keep a Spiritual Focus This Holiday Season

I have a confession to make. Christmastime transforms me into a giddy child all over again. I love everything about Christmas. I love the music, the lights, the nativity scenes, the advent candles, the smells, the food (can you say, “Chri... Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving To You and Yours

A Puritan Prayer of Thanksgiving: O My God, Thou fairest, greatest, first of all objects, my heart admires, adores, loves thee, for my little vessel is as full as it can be, and I would pour out all that fullness before thee in ceaseless f... Read More »

How To Prepare for a Life-Giving Holiday Season

It’s that special time of year again, and like so many of you, it is one I look forward to all year long.  The warmth of home. The love of family. The joy of friends.  As a self-proclaimed “celebrator,” I love everything abo... Read More »

Day 25: Glory to God In the Highest, And on Earth Peace, Goodwill Toward Men!

Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. 1... Read More »