Rejoicing in Hope - eBook [ePub]

An Advent Study for Adults

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Rejoicing in Hope - eBook [ePub]
E-Book ISBN: 9781426719592
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Published August 2010

This is an Advent study that looks at the Christmas story through the experience of four characters from the Gospel of Luke, each of whom, in his or her own way, finds joy in hope.

Chapter titles include
"The Couple Who Expected the Unexpected" 
  (focuses on Elizabeth and Zechariah; Luke 1:5-25, 57-80)
"The Girl Who Obeyed the Unseen"
  (focuses on Mary; Luke 1:26-56)
"The Father Who Kept the Faith"
  (focuses on Joseph; Luke 2:1-7)
"The Prophet Who Confirmed the Hope"
  (focuses on Simeon; Luke 2:21-35)

About the Author

James A. Harnish

The Rev. Dr. James A. Harnish retired after 43 years of pastoral ministry in the Florida Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. He was the founding pastor of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Orlando and served for 22 years as the Senior Pastor of Hyde Park United Methodist Church in Tampa. He is the author of A Disciple’s Heart: Growing in Love and Grace, Earn. Save. Give. Wesley’s Simple Rules for Money, and Make a Difference: Following Your Passion and Finding Your Place to Serve. He was a consulting editor for The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible and a contributor to The Wesley Study Bible. He and his wife, Martha, have two married daughters and five grandchildren in Florida and South Carolina.