Category Archives: Advent

Advent Day 4: After the Beginning

Earlier in this series, we talked about the start of the world, and how this relates to the Christmas story. Today, we’re looking a bit further on in the story. In Genesis 3, the Bible tells the story of the first human beings. It calls them Adam and Eve, though the fact that the names […]

Advent Day 3: Humility and Greatness

So far in our Advent series, we’ve talked about how God became a human being. Let’s continue on that theme. One of the early Christian leaders, a man called Paul, wrote this about Jesus: In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus who, being in very nature God, did not […]

Advent Day 2: The Word Became Flesh

In yesterday’s advent blog, we looked at the start of John’s gospel. The gospel begins with the a rather strange sentence: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God. A few paragraphs later, John adds a bit more meat onto the bones, saying “the Word became […]

Advent Day 1: In the beginning

It always annoys me how the period covered by advent calendars only co-incides with advent itself one year in seven. So to relaunch this blog, I’ll be doing my own advent calendar of sorts. I plan to blog about something related to Christmas for every day of advent. I thought I’d start at the beginning. […]