Tag Archives: Immanuel

When the Elf on Shelf met Jesus

Can you spot the character who seems out of place in this nativity scene? This year we have had an elf on the shelf stay with us. Each day when our children wake up the Elf can be found in unusual … Continue reading

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Advent 20: The bit that feels a bit awkward

The wise men (Magi) traveled to find Jesus which is wonderful, but they were led to him through astrology which feels a bit err, embarrassing. The Bible is clear that God is the one who we should turn to for … Continue reading

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Advent 13: The Journey to Bethlehem

Mary travelled the 70 miles to Bethlehem whilst she was heavily pregnant. I’ve always been aware that the Bible doesn’t mention a donkey and a number of years ago I heard someone talking about the journey to Bethlehem saying that there probably … Continue reading

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Advent 10: Jesus is God With Us

Joseph believed God, the baby inside Mary really was the son of God who was coming to save us all. All of this occurred to fulfill the Lord’s message through his prophet: “Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will … Continue reading

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