‘And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son…

The story of Job in the Old Testament reminds us that characters depicted in the Bible are very much like us, as they struggle through difficult times and grapple with their faith in God.

Job has everything taken away from him suddenly one day, and he falls into bitterness with…

‘Come and you will see’ (Ἔρχεσθε καὶὄψεσθε) This is what Jesus told his two disciples when they asked him ‘Where will (he) stay?’ in John 1:35–42 as Jesus called his first disciples.

This marked a change in how God wanted the Israelites to see what the Lord represents as John…

The Journey of the Magi by T.S. Eliot

This poem by T.S. Eliot struck me as it reminds me of my journey with God, before and after baptism.

The first stanza speaks to me of the feelings of disenchantment that I had as I was fearful and aimless before God found me again. …

‘In the beginning was the Word: the Word was with God and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things came into being, not one thing came into being except through him. …

‘’I am the handmaid of the Lord’, said Mary, ‘let what you have said be done to me.” (Luke 1:38)

Today’s, the fourth Sunday of Advent, reading begins the Incarnation history of Jesus where Mary was approached by the angel Gabriel who bore the news of her conception of Jesus…

Clare

Clare sees the beauty of God everywhere and hopes to build bridges with everyone who reads her personal experience with God.

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