Sunday, 21 December 2014

The gifts of Christmas

Great little quote from Tim Keller's Christmas sermon, 'Mary'. Keller reminds us that the coming of   Christ as a baby gives us the vulnerability that can lead to intimacy, strength in our suffering, power over our prejudices and...
'Christmas shows that God is not just concerned about our spiritual problems but physical problems too. So we can talk about redeeming people from guilt and unbelief, as well as creating safe streets and affordable housing for the poor,  in the same breath. Because Jesus himself is not just a spirit but also has a body, the gift of Christmas is a passion for justice.'
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The Long Walk

It's always a bit chancy to give someone a book. A little like recommending a restaurant. Will others like it? Will the service be as go...