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creative waiting

Creative waiting is an inescapable part of the plan of God. Jacob waits in Laban’s house for the right bride. Job and Habakkuk are no strangers to the waiting place. These two cry out desperately, wanting to know the mind of God in their own situation. The God who works for those who wait for […]

what expectancy?

Phillips Brooks, the 19th century  leader who composed the beautiful Christmas carol, O Little Town of Bethlehem, once wrote this: “The coming of the Lord has been the inspiration of the Christian world. The power of any life lies in its expectancy.” It’s grabbed me and stuck!……… How is your anticipation? “The power of any […]


But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord.” – Luke 2:10-11 Great joy? Is it almost too much to hope […]

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