Tag Archives: let your light shine

Advent 22: The horrible bit of the Nativity that gets missed out

There is a part of the Christmas story that I don’t recall seeing in many or even possibly any Nativity plays. King Herod was far from happy that the Magi had arrived saying that there was a newly born King … Continue reading

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When did we lose confidence in God?

So, Donald Trump is going to be the next US president and judging by my Facebook news feed this morning, his win has provoked some extreme panic and despair for many people. I’ve been reflecting on this today and it … Continue reading

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Who or what is the Light of the World?

We used a simple illustration with a candle in church yesterday to think about the light of the world. We lit a candle and encouraged everyone to think about what it means that Jesus is the light of the world (John 8.12). … Continue reading

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While There is Light we have a Chance

I loved watching the latest Star Wars film. I enjoyed the action and the humour but what struck me the most was the line: While there is light we still have a chance. In case you still haven’t seen it, … Continue reading

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The One About Shiney Fireworks

So, you have probably seen a lot of fireworks over the past few days. Fireworks definitely provoke a response. My children really love looking at them but I also know some people who have had enough of them and are glad that … Continue reading

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The Light Shines the Brightest in the Darkest Places

Sam was in the dark and he was terrified. The day had started so well as he and some friends had set off to explore a local cave system. As they had entered the dark unknown they felt a strange mix of … Continue reading

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