Archbishop Rowan Williams (Picture, from HERE)
Saturday 25 December 2010
In his traditional Christmas sermon, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, focuses on how the birth of Jesus is but one stage of the fulfilment of God’s unchanging promise of support in the struggle for human redemption, how ‘the story of Jesus is the story of a God who keeps promises’.
So Christmas is a time of coming to terms with God’s all embracing and redemptive love for us, despite the cost and the tragedy involved, the human failures and betrayals. God, he asserts, despite our limitations and the humiliation our weaknesses lay on him, realises ” we cannot live without him; and he accepts everything for the sake of our well-being”. Continue reading “Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury – 2010 Christmas Sermon”