No Crying He Makes – Really?

In the familiar carol Away in a Manger, there is a line in the second verse that says, "no crying he makes." This seems to suggest that baby Jesus just doesn't cry, cannot cry. In other words right from the earliest of days, he really wasn't quite like us, he doesn't feel like us, he … Continue reading No Crying He Makes – Really?

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The Ascension – Back Home

This week sees Ascension Day on the church calendar. Once again I want to highlight this largely forgotten event. The ascension of Jesus Christ literally changes everything. Jesus, as the writer to the Hebrews says, was the express image of the invisible God, and then again a few verses later he was made like his … Continue reading The Ascension – Back Home

God Invades Humanity

The Christmas story is staggering in all respects, a virgin, angels, a star... but the most staggering aspect must be that God invades the realm which he had created and takes on the dirt of the earth that he had taken and fashioned and given his own breath to - flesh! God himself becomes a … Continue reading God Invades Humanity