By Jonathan Rendall, Oasis Church

“But to us living in these last days, God now speaks to us openly in the language of a Son … the dazzling radiance of God’s splendour, the exact expression of God’s true nature – his mirror image”
(Hebrews 1.2-3, Passion Version)

Thought for the day:

GODWITHSKINON: “Jesus puts a human face on God”, observed a child. Now that’s Christmas! GOD WITH SKIN ON! Yes! Jesus is Immanuel: God with us. He is the Son of God. At Advent as we prepare for His birth in Bethlehem we also look ahead to His second coming in glory. So amongst the joys and the challenges of today, Jesus, the Son of Man, is with us, in us and for us eternally.

Today’s prayer:

Our Father in Heaven, thank you for the gift of your Son to reveal yourself to us, to demonstrate your love and to bring us into a living relationship with you.
Help us to fully appreciate the eternal love of Jesus so clearly seen in His birth and as we prepare for His return.