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Mary and the call to be temples of God

We are used to hearing Old Testament readings that make the Temple in Jerusalem the special place for the Hebrew people, the focus for their worship and faith in God. So much of the writings of the prophets concentrate on … Continue reading

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Hope & fears of all the years fulfilled

Celebrating Christmas (and Advent, given where we are in this season) can seriously damage how you read the Bible. Passages from the Old Testament are raided by the Gospel writers and they are used to add depth to the story … Continue reading

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Advent 4 (Year A) – Prayer

A prayer for lighting the fourth candle on the Advent ring.┬áThis prayer draws on the readings set for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year A, in the Church of England Revised Common Lectionary. Advent 4 (Year A) God of grace … Continue reading

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