First Sunday of Advent: God’s Children

By Haley Sanders


Image by Daniel Oines, used by permission,

Unfortunately, in today’s society women and girls are still seen as inferior to men and boys. From the corporate offices in the U.S. to the schools in Iraq, women and girls have an unfair disadvantage: They are females.

While in some cultures and countries women are seen as inferior objects, in the eyes of our Lord and Savior we are equal. 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 says that, “For in him you have been enriched in every way…. Therefore you do not lack any spiritual gift as you eagerly wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to be revealed.” As children of the Lord, women and men are seen as one people united in our faith.

When Christ was born he was the savior for all people, not just men and not just for women. We have all been given the gift of enrichment. So every time you feel less than someone else, remember we are all God’s children.


Haley Sanders 2013-2016Haley Sanders is Promotions Coordinator on the national leadership team of AB GIRLS. In her senior year of high school, Haley’s time on the NLT has offered her the inspiration of being in the company of other young Christians and the opportunity to help others see how Jesus Christ can be experienced in everyday life.


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