On the Burnside Blog this week we continue our journey with Ruth through Advent. Each day finding “Hope Under Bethlehem Skies”. This is a short devotional video drawing us towards Jesus.
The full playlist on Spotify
Or search for “Finding Hope Under Bethlehem Skies” on Spotify
The Playlist as it grows on YouTube
The Song For Today
Under Bethlehem Skies by Paul Bell
Let’s Pray For International Meeting Point
Pray for the work and witness of the International Meeting Point in reaching out with the gospel to an increasingly multi-cultural Belfast. Give thanks for all the staff, volunteers and all who support the work in various ways.
International Meeting Point
Pray for people who have made their home in Ireland in recent times. Pray that they will come into contact with local congregations and find a warm welcome and hear the good news.
“Reading Between The Lines” a series working through the bible looking at the well known phrases.
Building On Sand
The Gospel: One Chapter At A Time is a resource from Paul Tripp, in which he summarizes each book of Scripture in a brief video segment and reveals how it points back to Jesus Christ.
Each day this week Keith & Kristen Getty are releasing a Christmas Carol and encouraging us to sing along at home.
Today's carol, "Brightest And Best," blends the timeless lyrics of 19th century Anglican Bishop Reginald Heber's seasonal carol with the bluegrass style of Ricky Skaggs and the Irish sounds of Keith & Kristyn Getty and the band.
There are two versions to watch, one with lyrics and one with the singers.
A collection of their favorite Christmas songs recorded over the years in a Spotify Playlist
Q) What Does Christ’s Resurrection Mean for Us?
A) Christ triumphed over sin and death by being physically resurrected, so that all who trust in him are raised to new life in this world and to everlasting life in the world to come. Just as we will one day be resurrected, so this world will one day be restored. But those who do not trust in Christ will be raised to everlasting death.
More than just a “little town” of Christmas carol melodies, Bethlehem is a real place with significant biblical history and theological importance.
Advent Songs by The Porter’s Gate. The Isaac Wardell-produced collections from The Porter’s Gate are always strong—musically rich and lyrically thoughtful. This new Christmas collection, recorded this year in Paris, is no different. Features artists like Liz Vice, Jonathan Ogden, Tenielle Neda, Paul Zach, and more.
Hymns II by Poor Bishop Hooper. The second hymns EP released by Poor Bishop Hooper in 2021, Hymns II (releasing Nov. 26) is focused on classic Christmas hymns, including “Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming” and “Of the Father’s Love Begotten.
Keith & Kristen Getty
The times for yesterday’s Jigsaw
Another snowy picture leading up to Christmas.
Play the "Snow Tuesday" puzzle!