Advent 17: Galatians 4:1-7

Adoption. It's an amazing thing to do for a child. There are so many children in this world who, for one reason or another, find themselves without a proper home or family. many of them are so young that they really don't know or understand the situation that they're in. Others, however, are old enough …

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Advent 16: Matthew 2:1-12

Herod is one of those well known, almost pantomime style, villains of our childhood stories. The evil king who tries to trick the wise men into revealing where Jesus has been born so he can... well, the Nativity plays rarely expand on what he intended on doing. He was thwarted by an angelic dream, however, …

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Advent 14 and 15: Acts 15:22-31 Luke 1 Jeremiah 32:17

No post yesterday. Church, stuff at home and a trip to a major sports award ceremony prevented it. So, two in one... I was struck by both Acts and Luke here regarding the importance of news being reported correctly and research being done thoroughly. I think we very often get short changed with the standard …

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Advent 10: Matthew 1:22-23 Isaiah 7:10-15 John 1:14

There are religious wars, religious terrorists, religious extremists in government and religious bigotry in this world you can see why people don't feel they need religion. They're right, too. We don't need religion. Religion is a man made construct. Religion is a set of constrictive rules which reflect the values of those who made them. …

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