Found 7 resource(s) in 'Prayers and Poems', for December 2018.
Prayers & Poems (all) December 2018Room Prayer for Christmas Joy Christmas Dilemma Advent The Manger The Christ who came ** Room (Luke 2:6,7) There was no room for Him. There is no room. In a world full of grasping, acquiring and keeping, of rights and demanding and self-centred living, there is no room for Him, the Child who is God.... (781 words)
Room(Luke 2:6,7) There was no room for Him. There is no room. In a world full of grasping, acquiring and keeping, of rights and demanding and self-centred living, there is no room for Him, the Child who is God. The world is full. And yet…without Him, without Jesus, this full world is empty. Make room.... (88 words)
Prayer for Christmas JoyLoving, generous Father, This Christmas, please help us to keep you at the centre of our preparations and celebrations. May our thankfulness for the gift of your precious son, Jesus, motivate all that we think and say and do. May the joy of His coming shine from us and attract those who don’t know what... (77 words)
Christmas DilemmaWhat a dilemma for a slimmer Eating all that Christmas fare, Getting fatter, what’s it matter? It’s only once a year. Now the party has begun, Crackers and cheese and party hats Turkey with trimmings, presents with ribbons, Figgy pudding – do we still eat that? Food a-plenty, plates all empty Waistbands bursting,... (113 words)
AdventAdvent’s upon us once more! A season to fast, and adore Our Jesus who came Salvation to gain And worship, as shepherds before. But is it a season of hush? Or Christmas commercialised mush? We miss Advent’s joys Buying trinkets and toys For Advent’s the season of rush! Nor is it a season of fast... (110 words)
The MangerA simple trough for feeding stock Had stood, for many years, As humble as the wint’ring flock – Besmirched by filthy smears. This manger mean inspired no thought As day succeeded day, Save by the stable lad who sought To fill it up with hay. And yet this old and dirty thing That stood unloved,... (117 words)
The Christ who cameChristmas looms And cardboard boxes stored away With tinsel, tree and trinkets Are brought out – Fripperies spared the ever-growing landfill sites Because they have the power to bring our memories Of yester-year into the present day. So too the Church in all its Advent preparations Paves the way to celebrate the past and present... (122 words)
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