The time after Trinity: anything but ordinary

Christmas: it marks the end of the Jewish faith and plants the roots of the Christian faith. It's a magical point in the calendar where our saviour came to earth, born as a man with all the failings, weaknesses and temptations any other born into that time would experience. It's a time of miracles and majesty: from celestial objects and prophetic dreams they herald Jesus coming for wise men in distant lands, to choirs of angels rejoicing in his birth. Even for the non believer, it's a story of hope so well known, it can't help but buoy up even the hardest heart. It's a time of family com...
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Feeding the Five Thousand

1Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea of Tiberias), 2and a great crowd of people followed him because they saw the signs he had performed by healing the sick. 3Then Jesus went up on a mountainside and sat down with his disciples. 4The Jewish Passover Festival was near. 5When Jesus looked up and saw a great crowd coming toward him, he said to Philip, "Where shall we buy bread for these people to eat?" 6He asked this only to test him, for he already had in mind what he was going to do. 7Philip answered him, "It would take more than half ...
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