Touch Our Lives

Creator God, sustainer, healer, protector, we look to you. Touch our lives in exactly the way we need it right now. Keep us from every peril and bring us to wholeness. May we look to you for all our needs, knowing that you will never let us down. Through Jesus our Saviour we pray. Amen

Jesus Has Come Near

Jesus has come near Breaking into time and space Humbled, human, giving up everything Prepared to give everything Jesus, come as a baby No palace for a home No kingly robes, no golden throne Destined to be enthroned upon a cross Jesus, God in human form Made nothing for us Who rejected Him and killedContinue reading “Jesus Has Come Near”

From the Depths of Despair

I stand in the place where dreams come to die Hopes lie round my ankles, trampled, broken Smoke spirals upward from the lights extinguished And darkness falls like the heaviest of burdens The air is heavy with the lethargy of life Eyes vacant, no focus, no glint of joy The distant rumble of the shadowsContinue reading “From the Depths of Despair”

What Wicked People

They worshipped their King as He rode into Jerusalem. They laid palm branches and coats in the road as a mark of respect. Yet these same people turned, they denied Him, they mocked Him, they betrayed Him only one week later. What wicked people. Yet we do exactly the same. We worship Him in ourContinue reading “What Wicked People”

Light of the World

Light of the world Eagerly awaited So very needed Born to be hated Light of the world Giving up all Born as a baby Heeding the call Light of the world God come to earth Living amongst us Showing our worth Light of the world Bringing salvation Bringing us hope By God’s incarnation Light ofContinue reading “Light of the World”

A Real Celebration

If you take away all the man-made traditions from your Christmas this year what would it look like? Christmas is a wonderful time of family, giving, eating, parties, nativity plays, decorations, traditions and so on. How much of this though, if we’re honest, has anything to do with the birth of our Saviour in aContinue reading “A Real Celebration”