Tag Archives: Joy

“Unfathomable Mystery”

In the Sermon this past Sunday I made a passing reference to a J.I. Packer quote on the Incarnation. Here is the fuller quote for your edification. Dr. Packer wrote: It is here, in the thing that happened at the … Continue reading

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Sorrow and Joy

Over the past two weeks we have taken up the issue of suffering in the life of the Christian. After preaching on lament this past Sunday, I was thinking further on my drive home and here are the Scriptures I … Continue reading

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Why Advent?

Why observe Advent? This is a fair question. Let me first state what I am encouraging in the observance of Advent. I am encouraging the daily or weekly setting aside of time during the Christmas season to exclusively focus on … Continue reading

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