Extravagant Love

by rodneyshottter John 12:1-8 Many years ago when I was a college student I bought an expensive brooch for a girlfriend who at the time I regarded as my sweetheart. It cost two weeks income from the part-time job I was pursuing at the time to support my studies. My mother said it was extravagant! Have […]

Your A-D-V-E-N-T Calendar – Christmas week: T

by rodneyshotter This is Christmas week and we come to meditate on the arrival of Jesus and what it means for the world. T – Transformation. With the arrival of Jesus on earth the whole of history and the state of man was transformed. He came to set us and the whole of creation freefrom corruption. He […]

Your A-D-V-E-N-T Calendar: Week 3 – ‘V’ & ‘E’

by rodneyshottterV – Victorious. Rather than feeling a failure, as we look upon the our Saviour and accept his saving grace we know that however much we fail him and feel unworthy, we are victorious because he has won the Victory over Satan and evil. And so we too share in that victory, and will be with […]

Your A-D-V-E-N-T Calendar Week 2: ‘D’

by rodneyshottter Short Acrostic Reflections for Advent Second Sunday in Advent.D – Deliverance. The coming of Jesus brought freedom from the shackles that bind us and prevent us from living a whole and full life. Such chains could be money, drugs, greed, sex and the inability to love and accept love. [Romans 13: 8-10]. Indeed, we […]

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