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  8 December - 12 Tribes of Israel and 12 Disciples (James 3:13-18; 1 John 4:7-21) Today we’re highlighting the tribes of Israel and the disciples of Jesus. Enough material here for twenty-four separate sermons, but I am going to single out one from each category. The tribe of...

7 December – 70 years (Psalm 90) Life is incredibly short! The Psalmist reminds us that “The length of our days is seventy years – or eighty, if we have the strength; yet their span is but trouble and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly...

6 December – A Book of Numbers (2 Corinthians 3: 7-18) There is an Old Testament book which is actually called Numbers and takes us back to the time of Moses. There are two references to Moses that always appeal to me. When he had been in...

5 December –Sixes and Sevens (Revelation 5: 11 – 6: 8; Revelation 7:9 – 17) Have you ever been at sixes and sevens? I reckon I’ve been in a bit of a muddle and a mess many times myself. Befuddled, but grateful still to be functioning, or...

4 December – 10 Commandments (Exodus 20:1-17; Colossians 3: 12-17) It’s always been a privilege to spend time with couples coming to see me about getting married and to offer them some advice! I can remember holding forth on one occasion about the covenant of marriage, a...

3 December: 99 sheep (Isaiah 40 and Luke 15) A number you might associate with a visit to the doctor’s surgery or an ice cream on a hot summer day- 99! It’s the number of sheep gathered safely in the fold, but the shepherd is not content...

2 December: 7 days, including rest! (Genesis 1: 1 – 2:3, Matthew 6:25-34) In the opening chapter of Genesis, we are told that the Lord created the world in six days and then rested on the seventh. We can become very quickly embroiled in all kinds of...

1 December: The Starry Host (Isaiah 40:25-31; Isaiah 43:1-5) I don’t know what particular Christmas traditions are dear to you. Advent calendars for children of all ages have always been very special in our home and over the years they have included chocolate treats, lego and...

Starting 1st December, each day we invite you to join with our Minister, Charles, for daily Advent Meditations. You will find these videos on our YouTube Channel (West Church Bangor), our Facebook & Instagram Pages or here as a daily blog on our website or as a daily...

I have regarded this enforced lockdown as extra time God has gifted us with, so, as well as using it to become closer to him, I decided to use it to complete what we crafters call UFO’s (UnFinished Objects). I have numerous projects hiding in...