Just imagine a day when every tear will be wiped from your eyes – a day when there will be no more pain, no more crying, no more death anymore!! All that is dark will be made light. All sadness will be turned to joy. All discouragement and despair will be transformed into hope. This is heaven. […]
Category: Advent & Christmas
The King and His Kingdom
– by David Quintana During this Advent we focus on the King and His Kingdom. We know that with Jesus’ invasion of this earth 2000+ years ago that the Kingdom has come – but we also know that it is also clear that it is not yet present fully. So we Christians, we believers in […]
Watching, Waiting and All That Jazz
Advent is a season of watching, of waiting, of meditating on what it means for us as Christians to be prepared.
An Anchor for Your Soul
Maranatha! – Come, Lord Jesus!
The expression “Maranatha!” was a key watchword and prayer among the early Christians. Many Christians today use this expression during the Advent season.
Praising the Names of Jesus
It is especially in the final week of Advent that our attention is fixed on the messianic promises proclaimed by the ancient prophets of Israel.
The Gift of the Magi
This story is like a parable – it illustrates common everyday images and characters and weaves a story with a surprising ending. It is a story of unselfish love which is like the gifts given by the three wise men, called the Magi, who were led by a star to Bethlehem.
Jesus: a portrait of humility
Who is more helpless than a newborn child? Yet Jesus did not hesitate to share in our humanity, and his birth was only the first manifestation of his humility
God in Bethlehem’s Cave
What wonder! What mystery! God, who is eternal, unchanging, and unsearchable, becomes visible, vulnerable, weak and helpless as a Jewish infant, born of a virgin without human conception
Bethlehem this day resembles heaven: hearing from the stars the singing of angelic voices and enfolding within itself the Sun of Righteousness. And ask not how; for where God wills, the order of nature yields.