“O Come, O Come Emmanuel, an Advent Study“ Design by Lauren Irvin

Wisdom from on High

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:27-31 (NRSV)

This third week of Advent we look at the next verse of the carol O Come, O Come Emmanuel: O Come, thou Wisdom from on high/who orderest all things mightily/to us the path of knowledge show/and teach us in her ways to go. God’s wisdom from on high challenges anyone who thinks they’ve arrived, figured it out, or have a corner on the truth due to their own prowess or prestige. The gospel’s tutelage reminds us we’re all equal before the cross of Christ—no matter if we’re self-educated, home-schooled or have a GED, AA, BA, PhD, or are permanently enrolled in the school of hard knocks. You can be a wiseacre or a smart cookie or not the sharpest knife in the drawer—either way, none of us, no not one, can outsmart or outwit our omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent God. Nobody. Nada. But hear the good news—Jesus can make a nobody, in fact anybody, into a somebody. Just believe. Humble yourself in the sight of the Lord, and he will lift you up. Come to us this Advent, thou Wisdom from on High.


December 13, 2020 Service Bulletin and Bible Study

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