Welcome to our service today. It is great to have you here and we would love to invite you to stay after the service and join us for tea and coffee.
I find it hard to get my mind around the birth of Jesus. It is truly ‘a wonder’ to behold. The Holy Spirit overshadows the virgin Mary so that a Holy Child is conceived in her womb. He develops for nine months and at last the time comes. As He emerges He takes His first breath and cries aloud. Welcome to the world Jesus!
Most people adore a sweet newborn baby with all the joy they bring. However they are also completely helpless and vulnerable. As was Jesus. He had no words, no strength and no knowledge when He came into the world – completely dependent on the comforting arms and care of His mother Mary. What amazes me is that God would become helpless in order to help us. But it’s not that merely an infant is helpless while we who are grown up have things sorted out. Sometimes we are pretty helpless too. And all our hope depends on the help of the helpless baby whose birth we will soon celebrate.
With love & blessings