JESUS. CHRISTmas.

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Reading: Luke 1:26; 2:1-20 “He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob for ever; his kingdom will never end.” – Luke 1:32-33 (NIV) “… The holy…

CHRISTMAS. Unexpected gift.

Retroactive Prayer Reading: Luke 1:5-25 “… How can I be sure of this? I am an old man and my wife is well on in years.” – Luke 1:18 Zechariah was convinced that he and Elizabeth could never have a child anymore. After all, they were already “well on in years”. By this time he…

CHRISTMAS. Eyewitnesses.

I know whom I have believed Reading: Luke 1:1-4 “Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed down to us by those who from the first were eyewitnesses and servants of the word.  Therefore, since I myself have carefully investigated everything…

CHRISTMAS. The genealogy of Jesus.

Since last month our Christmas pudding has been maturing, as well as the mincemeat for the mince pies.  This morning, the mince pies were finally made, as well as the Christmas cake—the latter still waiting to be covered in almond icing, then smothered with my favourite “marshmallow frosting” (read: marshmallow that does not fully set…