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The Christmas Story

  Luke 2:1-7 In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was… Read more »

The Birth Announcement

Isaiah 9:2-7 2 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness—on them light has shined. 6 For a… Read more »

Joseph’s Lessons for Advent

Matthew 1:18-25 18 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she… Read more »

The Purest Form of Love

Luke 1:39-45 39 In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, 40 where she entered the house of Zechariah and… Read more »

My Soul Magnifies the Lord

Luke 1:46 – 55 46 And Mary said, ‘My soul magnifies the Lord, 47and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour, 48 for he has looked with favour on the… Read more »

Gabriel’s Message

Luke 1:26-35 26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27to a virgin engaged to a man whose name… Read more »

Had God Given Up?

Psalm 89:1-4 I will sing of your steadfast love, O LORD, for ever; with my mouth I will proclaim your faithfulness to all generations.2 I declare that your steadfast love… Read more »

Faithful Waiting

Luke 1:5-13 5 In the days of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abijah. His wife was a descendant of… Read more »

Speak tenderly to Jerusalem

Isaiah 40:1-2 Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that she has served her term, that her penalty is paid, that… Read more »

And the Word Became Flesh

John 1:14,16-17 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth…. Read more »

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