Abraham

Abraham

“Even when there was no reason for hope, Abraham kept hoping—believing that he would become the father of many nations. For God had said to him, ‘That’s how many descendants you will have!” – – Romans 4:18 NLT The first person in Jesus family...
Abraham

Jesus’ family Tree

This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham: Matthew 1:1 The first page of the New Testament reads like an ancient Hebrew phone book. Matthew begins his gospel with a genealogy that most people just skip, but...
Christmas rush

Christmas rush

Have you started rushing around the shops to get those last minute items yet? Have you forgot to buy for anybody? When it comes to people, Matthew’s introduction to Jesus’ birth does them in a big way. We get 16 verses of names. Although genealogies don’t mean very much to many of us in the […]

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

[Mary] entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. In a loud voice she exclaimed: ‘Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear!’ (Luke 1:40-42) It seems probable that Mary, following Gabriel’s announcement that […]

Christmas rush

Zechariah and the angel

An angel of the Lord appeared to him… the angel said to him: ‘Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to give him the name John.’ (Luke 1:11-13, TNIV) Advent is about God entering this world in person. In a way that […]

12 Reasons to celebrate Christmas

As we approach Christmas, it’s easy to wonder what all this fuss is about. While some clearly go over the top, with decorations, food, and gifts, we can never over celebrate the wonderful message of Christmas. Here are 12 reasons to celebrate: 1. “For this...

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