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Advent’s Dayspring

A new day dawns, the beginning of a new era, where the door of heaven opens… “And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Highest; For you will go before the face of the Lord to prepare His

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The Advent Stand

Christmas looks a little different in one part of the world to another. In one place, snow covered trees, warming fireplaces, candlelight, and Yuletide cheer. In another, tall trees with a star on top stand against hot summer skies, cool

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Advent Gold

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, and yet it is also a season that seems increasingly commercialised by retailers, and accompanied by decorations that glitter, and packages that shine. For this reason it is difficult not to be

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Advent and the glorious journey

‘Ships of the desert’, the old name for those wonderful camels who for thousands of years have borne many a load, particularly in the sands of Africa, and the Middle East, including Israel. But there was once a journey where

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Advent Refocus

Can we even begin to comprehend what Joseph must have been thinking after the angel Gabriel brings him the message that defines hope, and places him at the centre of its revelation? This lowly carpenter, who discover that his teenage

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Advent Infocus

Looking beyond the Babe in the manger, we see a cross of sacrifice…now empty! For the promised Saviour came to us as the meek Lamb of God, to pay the price for the deathly weight of our sins, and then

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Advent Rest

Resting in the cool of the night, watching over their flocks, the shepherds who receive the angelic announcement of the birth of Christ seem to be a picture of the accompanying promise, “peace and goodwill toward men”. The crazy thing

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