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True God from True God.

1 John 5.18-21 A couple of weeks ago I was helping with some interviews for a Christian chaplain at a hospital. One of the questions that I asked was, ‘What is at the heart of your spirituality and your faith?’ An audio of the talk can be found here It was the way that I asked that question, but 5 of the 6 candidates spoke about something that they did: they said that it was prayer.   Only one of the applicants said, without any pause, ‘Jesus Christ, my Lord’. It is not about me or my praying – because sadly that is pathetic. It really is all about Jesus. The clue is in the name: Christianity And the Creed is nearly all about Jesus Christ, the Son of God: About who he was – who he is – and about his death, resurrection, ascension and second coming. This morning we focus on a few of the words in the Creed about who he is: God from God Light from Light True God from True God The creed, as I’m sure you will have heard, was shaped at a time when there was a dispute about wh
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