Advent Day 7 - The dragon is defeated
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Day 7 - thoughts from the ChurchApp team

The dragon is defeated, the Saviour has come

Gavin

It’s not a passage I’ve ever heard included in a Christmas Day message, but I love the insight that Revelation 12 gives us to the spiritual battle that raged when the Son of God came to earth. So often we think of the shepherds, the angels, the wise men and the inn keepers being central to the nativity story, but Revelation 12 opens our eyes to the war that raged as the Saviour of the universe made his first steps to begin the journey of saving mankind. The language is dramatic, the “enormous red dragon” frightening, but the result is magnificent. Jesus has come, He has overcome the enemy, the Lamb has conquered, it is time to rejoice! This wasn’t just a cute baby being born to a young couple, this was an epic battle where the Child was born, the awaiting dragon was defeated and the King began to live amongst His people.

Advent competition - find today's mince pieand you could win an iPad Mini

Each day during Advent we're giving you the opportunity to enter our free prize draw where you could win an iPad Mini 16Gb WiFi in the colour of your choice (silver or space grey) for you or your church. To enter, all you have to do is find the mince pie! Hidden throughout the ChurchApp website are numbered mince pies like the one above. Once you've found the correct mince pie with today's date on it, copy the URL of the ChurchApp website page from your browser address bar, then return to this advent blog page and enter using the Rafflecopter entry form below. You can only enter once each day (but come back to our Advent Blog each day to increase you chances of winning).

The winner will be chosen at random on 28th December and contacted by email. Your contact details will not be shared with third parties. By entering, you agree for us to share your name and church name in our competition winner publicity should you win. All the best!

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