We have come to the end of this year’s advent. The halls have been decked, trees are up, cards sent, presents wrapped and the food is prepared. All that is left is to enjoy the day that the Lord has given. Throughout this series we have looked at the part that people, such as Mary… Continue reading Waiting on the Promise: All These Things Having Now Been Fulfilled
Giving, whether it is cards or presents, is a huge part of the Christmas season. But gifts, no matter how heartfelt, should not take over the real reason for the season: Jesus’ birth which meant that all of humanity could be redeemed. One important gift-giving event that happened in the Christmas story was when some… Continue reading Waiting on the Promise: Free Gifts For All
When I search 'Christmas spirit' on Google, a wide variety of things come up; a blog or two encouraging me to get into 'the spirit' by decorating my house, numerous vendors that want to sell me Christmas merchandise, and a film and a Wikipedia page about Christmas Day. Now on the other hand, if I… Continue reading Waiting on the Promise: Christmas Spirit
Humanity started its wait for the promise when Adam and Eve were kicked out of the garden by God because of their sin. Because of the Fall, the snake (which represented the Devil) and the woman became mortal enemies. But God promised that he would send a Saviour to defeat the snake. ‘And I will… Continue reading Waiting on the Promise: Journeys
The time preceding a big event is sometimes more exciting than the event itself; the planning, invitations, food, and decorations all struggling for our attention. The rush to make sure that everything goes perfect and that no one is forgotten. And of course life still goes on during special occasions, chores need doing and work… Continue reading Waiting on the Promise
Merry Christmas! We hope that even, in what for most has been a very bleak year, you have a wonderful time celebrating the birth of God's own Son; and that the new year is brighter and filled with blessings! 😀 The Light shines in the darkness...John 1:5
We hope you have a wonderful Christmas!
Wow, if I was Mary I’d be really afraid as I’m sure she was, but because Mary let God help her she was able to do amazing things! Unity N.