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Micha Jazz

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Micha Jazz is Director of Resources at Waverley Abbey, UK.

Wonder Woman

Ready to be pleasantly surprised by the timeless wisdom hidden within Proverbs 31:10–31? Dive in!

Resurrection

‘But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him.’ (v23) Acts 2:24–36 Jesus’ resurrection is the hinge of history. Killed on an executioner’s...

Abandonment

Jesus said, ‘The Son of Man will go just as it is written about him. But woe to that man who betrays the Son of Man! It would be better for him if he had not been born.’ Matthew...
Discovering the deep meaning of Jesus' crucifixion and its relevance for our lives now. Keep reading to learn more.
Matthew 2:19–23 ‘So was fulfilled what was said through the prophets, that he would be called a Nazarene.’ (v23) Unfortunate residents of Slough are forever blighted by the infamous poem by John Betjeman, which suggests that the town is so...
Matthew 2:13–15 ‘So he got up… during the night and left for Egypt, where he stayed until the death of Herod.’ (vv14–15) Do evil people live longer lives? Former president Robert Mugabe, initially celebrated as a progressive anti-colonialist ruler of...

Waiting To Be Comforted

Matthew 2:16–18 ‘Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more.’ (v18) Christmas can be a joyful time with church and family, full of happiness. However, it can also be a painful time, full...

Waiting To Worship

Matthew 2:7–12 ‘When they saw the star, they were overjoyed.’ (v10) Despite the Magi having to stop in at Jerusalem and ask for directions to Bethlehem, they didn’t actually need that information. God was the one who ended up leading...

Waiting On A King

Matthew 2:1–6 ‘Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose…’ (v2) A theologian once asked her class for biblical metaphors for waiting. The men spoke first and listed growing...

The Long Wait Is Over

Luke 2:4–20 ‘I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today... a Saviour has been born...’ (vv10–11) The long wait for a Messiah began at the beginning. When Abraham was promised a descendant who...