Tag Archives: Christmas

337. Honouring Jesus at Christmas! And All Year Round! Affirming More Of The Truth About Jesus During Holy Communion Services. Hebrews 12:2.  

I was thinking today! About the Christ of Christmas! About whom St Paul wrote, in simple but all-encompassing words in Rom 11:36 “For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.”  … Continue reading

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336. Christmas! The Good News That Can Overcome The Bad News! Victory!

Christmas! A time of great joy and peace! As it should be! “Joy to the world, the Lord has come, let earth receive her king!” But not everyone experiences joy at Christmas! I have found in ministry over several decades … Continue reading

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334. Why Jesus came at Christmas. The Unimaginable, Unappreciated Depths Of The Christ Of The Christmas Message.

It seemed to me, as I thought about another coming Christmas season when Christmas is being overlooked, or not being observed by many folk, and when Jesus [whose birth we celebrate at Christmas] is being ignored, that we should think … Continue reading

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333. Love Came Down At Christmas. Accepting That Love Personally Today! The Truth of Revelation 3:20.

The words “Love Came Down at Christmas” are from a Christmas poem attributed to Christina Rossetti. It is a great reminder that love is the message of Christmas, but we often lose sight of the person of the Christ of … Continue reading

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249. Some Relaxed Reading about The Christ of Christmas.

Can we safely ignore Jesus? Is He just an ancient figure whose existence many people try to deny. Are His teachings just the ramblings of an ancient “saint” in the early church or are they much more challenging than that? … Continue reading

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136. Christmas. The Time When God Sent Forth His Son. For Us. Galatians 4:1-7

Hugely significant incidents in life sometimes are described in very simple language. I am old enough to remember the shock in our household upon hearing the words on the radio, “The King is dead!” when King George VI passed away … Continue reading

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134. Jesus Appeared (at Christmas) And Will Appear Again. The Need To Be Ready. Titus 3:1-7

One of the terms used to describe the coming of Jesus into the world at the first Christmas was the term “appearing”. St Paul used it in Titus 3 to give the significance of that appearance for humankind. He wrote, … Continue reading

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133. The Danger Of Rejecting The Person Of Christ. (Not just at Christmas!)

What is the focus of the New Testament? Is it faith? Is it justification by faith? Is it the New Covenant? Is it the Kingdom of God? Is it the church? Is it faith? Is it the gospel? Or is … Continue reading

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106. Another New Year Resolution? Or A New Beginning? 2 Corinthians 5:14-21

What makes us tick? What do our lives revolve around?  Perhaps some of us have never found the answers to those questions. That’s why we keep going around in circles getting nowhere except getting more unhappy and more unsettled and … Continue reading

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105. The Challenge of the Christ of Christmas. Galatians 4:4-5

Over the last week millions of people all over the world went to Christian services to celebrate the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. What was so significant about His coming into the world at this time almost 2000 years ago?  … Continue reading

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