Everyone wants to be loved. Love is essential to our existence. We were made to live in love, to receive and give love, That doesn't come by evolution, but by creation. We were made in the image of the One who is love, a Trinity of Being, Father, Son and Holy Spirit who have dwelt … Continue reading Loved
'Magical,' the 'magic of Christmas,' are words and phrases that are used to describe Christmas. Strange really that a world that wants to get rid of God wants to retain the idea of something being 'other,' something being magical. And it doesn't just crop up at Christmas, there's a fascination for it all year round, … Continue reading There’s no magic to Christmas
I found myself wondering the other day what would the world be like if Jesus had never been born, and the more I thought about it the more I began to realise it would be a vastly different place to what we know now - certainly not a better one. Unfortunately the liberal West loves … Continue reading What if Jesus had never been born?
The incarnation didn't just happen, as we observed in the previous post God took a long time preparing for that first Christmas, and for very good reason. There was indeed much to be done, God couldn't just turn up. For God to come in Christ as he did, he needed to prepare the way, to … Continue reading God Couldn’t Just Turn Up – Israel’s Role in the Incarnation
Sunday it suddenly dawned on me that we are in the run up to Christmas! No, it's not like I didn't know, after all at church we've been preparing for weeks, but rather in the busyness of life I hadn't realised it was that close - I mean, that close! I wonder whether it was a … Continue reading Christmas is Coming – has Come