The Coming

A cinematic visualisation of RS Thomas’ poem that captures the cost of Christmas

Christmas is a holiday that comes with a cost. Speak Life explores RS Thomas’ poem in which we see the Son of God volunteer for the mission of Christmas. Alongside these engaging visuals, the poem speaks of the world in brokenness and darkness which centres on a tree. Jesus knew that embracing the crib, meant also embracing the cross and still choose to say ‘let me go there’.

Possible Discussion Questions

  • How does the story of Christmas help us dig deeper into the amazing truth of God embracing humanity?
  • How can we use the story of Christmas to tell people about the cross?

Related Bible Reference

  • Isaiah 35:4

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Produced by Speak Life

Speak Life prayerfully preach the gospel, train Christians in evangelism and resource the church for its mission to the world. Speak Life produce video resources, and a regular podcast that help Christians to engage on key topics.