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Jesus preaches in Nazareth

Luke 4:14-30 Have you ever thought that there’s something a bit odd about this story? Within the space of about five minutes we go from “all [the congregation] spoke well of [Jesus]” (verse 22) to all of them being so … Continue reading

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Foundations

As I write this, my husband is in the process of erecting a new garden shed. The old wooden one has rotted; the new one is metal and should last longer. But one thing is unchanged: the concrete slab that … Continue reading

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The Mary Diaries (part 7)

I still sometimes have nightmares about it… Our precious firstborn son, the hope of all our people… and for two whole days we lost him. He was twelve years old, growing up so fast… of course he wanted to go … Continue reading

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Verse of the month: January 2017

“My eyes have seen Your salvation, which You have prepared in the sight of all nations: a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and the glory of Your people Israel.” (Luke 2:30-32) Jesus is not just ‘the baby in the … Continue reading

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The Mary Diaries (part 5)

What a day… what a night! My waters broke just after breakfast – three weeks early! And the contractions started almost immediately, as if Yeshua were suddenly in a hurry to be born! I was scared because everything seemed to … Continue reading

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The Mary Diaries (part 4)

I wonder how Elizabeth’s getting on with baby Yohanan…. I never did go back to stay with her. Less than a week after Yosef stormed out on me he was back to apologise! He had seen the angel as well, … Continue reading

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The Mary Diaries (part 3)

So it’s over… what a relief. I’m so glad I took Aunt Elizabeth’s advice. Go home after three months, when you’re over the morning sickness but before the bump starts to show; then you can choose the best moment to … Continue reading

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