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Advent Reflection - 14th December

Peter asked, ‘Who then is the faithful and wise steward?’” (Luke 12. 42) God’s inviting presence is not something that can be quarantined to certain times of the week or year.

Third Sunday of Advent - God's Surprise

In chapter 11 of Matthew’s Gospel Jesus speaks of his forerunner, the spiky and angular prophet known to us as John the Baptist.

Advent Reflection - 12th December

“And he said to them, ‘Is a lamp brought in to be put under a bushel, or under a bed, and not on a stand?’” (Mark 4. 21)

Advent Reflection - 11th December

“When justice is done, it brings joy to the one who understands what is right, but terror to evildoers.” (Proverbs 21.15)

Advent Reflection - 10th December

“And after these things I saw another messenger come down from heaven,having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.” (Rev 18. 1)

Advent Reflection - 9th December

“And a great portent appeared in heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.” (Rev 12. 1)

Advent Reflection - 8th December

“The people have refused the waters of Shilo’ah that flow gently, and now melt in fear.” (Isaiah 8. 6)

Advent Reflection - 7th December

“The one who is coming will be highly honoured all around the world. And he will be the source of our peace." (Micah 5. 4)

Second Sunday in Advent: God's Invitation

“Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing”, writes St Paul.

‘Believing’ isn’t primarily a head matter, like assenting to a set of abstract propositions.

Advent Reflection - 4th December

Advent and Christmas 2015: Room at the Inn