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No room at the inn?
For the first time in years I haven’t seen a nativity play, but I presume they’ve been following the usual formula. Joseph arrives in Bethlehem from Nazareth with his weary and heavily-pregnant wife, knocks on the door of the local pub and asks for a room. The answer is a firm “No” (except on oneContinue reading “No room at the inn?”
The Return of Gabriel
Have you ever seen an angel? No, I haven’t either… at least, as far as I know I haven’t. (The Bible says it’s possible to meet an angel without knowing it’s an angel.) But I know someone who has. A small boy in one of the congregations we served told his parents that he’d seenContinue reading “The Return of Gabriel”