The hope of a gift

Christmas Eve December 24 2017 Genesis 18.1-21; Isaiah 9.2-7a;Luke 1.26-38; Luke 2.1-14; Matthew 2.1-12; John 1.1-14 Rev Páraic Réamonn, Church of Scotland As they near the end of a long journey, the young man and young woman are invited by an aged shepherd abiding in the field to stop, just for a moment, and warm…

The Word made flesh

Fourth Sunday of Advent December 24 2017 2 Samuel 7.1-11, 16; Romans 16.25-27; Luke 1.26-38; Luke 1.46-55 Rev John Howard, Methodist Church of Great Britain The story of Mary begins the story of Christmas, but it is all part of the amazing message of the love of God for God’s creation. At the heart of…