Posts Tagged "Christmas devotion"

Christmas: From “for us” to “with us”…

Posted by on Dec 13, 2020 in Blog | 0 comments

Probably like you, I am struggling to believe that Christmas is almost upon us – but facts are facts, and December is galloping away. I have done some Christmas shopping and the family are soon due to see the Christmas lights – so it is definitely that time of the year. As I have been thinking about the significance of Christmas (and Christmas seems especially poignant after this COVID filled year) I have been struck by my favourite name for Jesus, Emmanuel – which means, God is with us. One simple thought has jumped out at me: Until that first Christmas people had a...

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King of Kings and Lord of Lords…

Posted by on Dec 21, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

  In my last post I mentioned a series on the titles of Jesus which we are featuring on the Vose Seminary website blog “Theologians at Lunch” . We’ve focused on a different title each day in the lead up to Christmas. These are also being broadcast on Sonshine fm – Perth’s leading Christian radio station. Here is one that I wrote, reflecting on the description of Jesus in Revelation 19:16 as King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Hope it helps you in your journey towards Christmas… As Christmas approaches we’re looking at some of the titles given to Jesus....

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The Way, the Truth and the Life: with Jon Bergmann

Posted by on Dec 18, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

One of the many things I love about my post as principal of Vose Seminary, is that I get to work with some amazing and creative thinkers. No matter whose office I walk into at the seminary, my entry causes the average IQ in the room to drop about 10 points! More recently we’ve been trying to share that giftedness more widely, and have created a section on the seminary’s website called, “theologians at lunch” – it’s meant to capture some of the feel of many of our lunchtime conversations. In the lead up to Christmas, each day we’ve been considering a...

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