Category Archives: Advent

Room in My Heart

“As the Bread satisfies the hunger of the body, so this indwelling of Christ in us satisfies the hunger of the soul, until it becomes rested through and through.”                       … Continue reading

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Living Love

“I am the Way, the Truth and the Life.”  Notice this secret in the first words:  “I am the Way.” This does not mean a series of difficult rules to be obeyed, but “a new and living way” – a … Continue reading

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Love Came Down

“Our meeting place with God and our beholding His glory, lies not in our going up to Him, but in His coming down to us in the person of Jesus Christ our Lord.  ‘God who commended the light to shine … Continue reading

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Angels Rejoice!

How the angels must watch the first day when that light reaches a new spot on this eartht hat God so loves – and the great wall of darkness is pushed back one tiny bit – and, oh, the joy … Continue reading

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Light of Joy

“The first impression of Palestine was of the strangely small scale of everything.  But before nightfall one came to realize that this is an intrinsic part – that God wants to show us that nothing is great or small to … Continue reading

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Redemption’s Dawn

  “Once more – after twenty-two years, Christmas Day in Tolga – & again Christmas like in its deepest sense with just a touch of the fondak (native inn) to make it beautiful – common brick walls – earth floor & unglazed windows – such … Continue reading

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Morning Star Rises

“The morning star is so perfectly marvellous these days.  It hangs in the dawn like a great globe of silver fire.  Of all the images of Christ it seems the one that is almost more than an image – it … Continue reading

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