Tag Archives: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24

Advent 3 – Preparing

I wonder how your preparations for Christmas are going? The vicarage report card is, I think, pretty good. The decorations are up, thanks to Liz and the kids. I have bought the presents I’m in charge of. There have been a lot of deliveries, so I’m fairly sure that Liz has bought the presents she […]

Joy to the world?

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” Now, in common with a lot of people, Paul was in the habit of putting the things that he thought were most important at the beginning of his lists. In this case, the […]