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Advent Devotional

2017 - "Joy to the World"

Joy to the World - cover of 2017 Advent devotionalLuther Seminary invites you to use the 2017 Advent devotional, "Joy to the World," for personal or congregational use this Advent.

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This year's contributing authors are:

  • Mary E. Hess, Professor of Educational Leadership at Luther Seminary
  • Cameron B. R. Howard, Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary
  • Amy E. Marga, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Luther Seminary

If you are already a God Pause subscriber, you will receive "Joy to the World" in your email inbox each day of Advent. If you’re not a God Pause subscriber, sign up here and select "God Pause Daily Devotions" to receive the daily devotion. Once Advent ends, you’ll continue to receive daily God Pause devotions written by Luther Seminary alumni.

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