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17 Dec
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Advent: Surprise!

Luke 1:26-38: The angel tells Mary she is going to give birth to the Messiah, the one whom God has promised would reign for ever - not just over Israel, but over the whole world. This King would be God's ...

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16 Dec
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Advent: The Coming of Jesus

Matthew 1:1-17: Descended from Abraham and David, Matthew wanted to show his Hebrew readers that Jesus is the Messiah, the one God had promised to send. Whether righteous or sinners, kings or poor, all of these people in the list ...

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15 Dec
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We all long for blessedness and peace

Christmas message from the Most Rev Mario Conti, Archbishop of Glasgow.

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15 Dec
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Advent: A Ruler from Bethlehem

Micah 5:1-5a: Bethlehem was an obscure village, south of Jerusalem. Yet it's from here that God's promised ruler would come. He promises to bring something out of nothing. He does that for us too. No matter how insignificant and ordinary ...

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14 Dec
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Advent: Promise Fulfilled

Jeremiah 33:14-16: Jeremiah's listeners must have been filled with hope when they heard God's promise to them here. Despite their failures God was ensuring stability and safety for Judah and Jerusalem, and his continuing commitment to his chosen people. But ...

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13 Dec
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The splendour of Christmas

Message from the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.

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13 Dec
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Advent: Good News!

Isaiah 61:1-3: God's true compassion is revealed in this word of hope for the downtrodden and broken-hearted. God's new day is dawning, and he will bring an end to injustice. The poor will hear and know that they matter to ...

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12 Dec
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Advent: Consider Jesus

Isaiah 53:7-12: Take a moment to pause in awe and wonder. We are on holy ground here, touching the Father heart of a for whose nature is love, seeing again that grace is completely free yet enormously costly. Reading this ...

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