Monthly Archives: December 2008

“Light in the Darkness”

Christmas Eve – Isaiah 9.2-7, John 1.1-5 Imagine being in such darkness you cannot even see your hands in front of your face and someone strikes a match!  “The light shines in the darkness and the darkness DOES NOT OVERCOME IT!”  … Continue reading

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“What about Gabriel?”

Luke 1.26-38 Can we imagine what was going on in Gabriel’s brain as he brought this news to Mary?  (Was he nervous about how Mary would take it?) Frederick Buechner thinks you might be able to detect a little trembling … Continue reading

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“The Man Who is Not”

John 1.6-8, 19-28 Commentator Don Juel says that John ‘is not the light.  He is not the Christ…he his not Elijah, he is not the final prophet.”  So what did he come to do?  (see verse31!)  Is there a way … Continue reading

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