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Lectionary sermon for 22 December 2019 (Advent 4a) on Matthew 1:18-25

Growing Up with Christmas A Christmas card slogan caught my attention. It read “ When you stop believing in Santa, you get socks!” Funny yes, yet there is the underlying thought that “grown up” thinking affects our thinking about the … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for Advent 4a 18 December 2016 on Matthew 1:18-25

  Is there Gospel Truth in Christmas? The profound influence of Christianity in the shaping of belief systems over the last two millennia makes it inevitable that Jesus’ coming should have been celebrated in a wide variety of ways. Some … Continue reading

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