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09 Dec
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Advent: Get Ready!

Isaiah 40:1-5: For God's captive, exiled people this prophecy brought good news - one day they'd be set free. As Christmas approaches what might it mean for us to 'prepare the way for the Lord' (v 3)? When John the ...

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08 Dec
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Advent: Shout for Joy

Isaiah 35: Isaiah looks ahead and sees all of nature cheering at the brilliance of God. Jesus is the one who would bring healing to the diseased and make the 'feeble' strong. Jesus himself is the 'Way of Holiness'. We ...

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07 Dec
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Advent: Hope

Isaiah 11 :1 -5: A Saviour is coming. From the 'stump' (Israel) and from the family line of David (Jesse), Jesus would be born. There was still hope for the 'fallen' tree of Israel. For us too, although we are ...

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06 Dec
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A new song of hope and love this Christmas

Message from the Moderator of the Church of Scotland's General Assembly.

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06 Dec
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Advent: The Light of the World

Isaiah 9:2-7: God raised Isaiah's vision to the future hope that would one day be fulfilled in Jesus. Even though Isaiah couldn't have known how or when God would do it, he sees clearly the birth of a baby - ...

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05 Dec
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Advent: Immanuel

Isaiah 7:12-14: A baby may seem a small thing as a sign of hope. But when his name means 'God with us', there is hope. When God offers a sign of hope, no matter how small the glimmer, it's worth ...

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04 Dec
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Pope Benedict and WCC leader reaffirm common goals for visible church unity

Concern for Christians in the Middle East.

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04 Dec
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Advent: Joy and Laughter

Psalm 126: God's people had been in exile far from home for many years. Rescued by God, they praise him in Psalm 126 for all he has done for them. Centuries later Jesus probably would also have sung this psalm ...

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