Found 7 resource(s) in 'Looking at God', for December 2018.
Looking at God (all articles) for December 2018God’s Special Gift From the Vicar God with us Emmanuel means ‘God with us’ An On-Going Story The hour-glass of Christmas ** Editor: The Rev Paul Hardingham considers the unthinkable God’s Special Gift For those of us about to spend Christmas with a new child or grandchild, we will know how very special the arrival... (2017 words)
God’s Special GiftFor those of us about to spend Christmas with a new child or grandchild, we will know how very special the arrival of a baby is! This Christmas we celebrate again God’s gift of Jesus: ‘Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!’ (2 Corinthians 9:15). What can we say about this baby? He is... (284 words)
From the VicarWe are very aware of how special the arrival of a new baby is to the family! This Christmas we celebrate again God’s gift of Jesus: ‘Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!’ (2 Corinthians 9:15). What can we say about this baby? He is God Himself: ... (272 words)
God with us‘Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: the virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call Him Immanuel.’ (Isaiah 7:14) This promise to King Ahaz in eighth century Judah is fulfilled in the coming of Jesus at the first Christmas (Matthew 1:23). However, the promise of ‘God with Us’... (300 words)
Emmanuel means ‘God with us’A friend of mine was diagnosed recently with breast cancer. A bright, vivacious lady in her fifties, she took the devastating diagnosis really well, but when the time came for her mastectomy, she understandably began to feel very nervous. Sitting with her husband in the hospital cubicle awaiting the operation she experienced for the first... (312 words)
An on-going StoryWe all like a good story. When God wanted to grab our attention, He gave us a book of stories. The Bible is full of God’s encounters with people. At Christmas, we remember the story of Jesus born in Bethlehem. But this story begins back in Genesis and as we go through the Old Testament... (349 words)
The hour-glass of ChristmasBut when the time had fully come, God sent His Son…… (Galatians 4:4) Have you ever used one of those old-fashioned glass ‘egg-timers’? Thousands of sand grains sink down from the wide top of the glass until they trickle through the tapered centre, only to fill the bottom as the glass widens out once more.... (354 words)
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