Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Gift of Simple Things

Isaiah 42:1-9, John 1:1-14             In my mind, and in the mind of many Christians through the ages, there is no more profound part of the New Testament than these words that we read from John’s gospel this morning, this … Continue reading

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Remember the Waiting

Isaiah 63:16-64:8, I Corinthians 1:3-9, Mark 13:33-37 At our dinner table the other night I took a poll.  I asked those people present whether it is best to know everything you are going to get for Christmas or is it … Continue reading

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A Rumor of Angels

– Genesis 32:1-2, II Corinthians 5:16-6:2 Perhaps some of you saw the same two articles in the newspaper that I saw last weekend, on separate days.  The first was a report gathered from local book sellers, people who own places … Continue reading

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