Darkness Gives Birth to John

Darkness Gives Birth to John
Pastor Bill Lentz

 

 

    The Isaiah the Prophet announced good news to people who were in a grave situation. The darkness of exile had enveloped them when the prophet offered God's comforting words that had the effect of strengthening them in the darkened journey home from exile. Mark’s Gospel also announced good news, but of a different sort, in the guise of John. The good news was a person—Messiah Jesus—whose own flesh became the Living Word of God coming into the world. As Advent remembers the first coming of the Messiah, we might ask ourselves: What good news is beginning today in me and in the Church? How will this change my life and the Church? How will diligent waiting for the darkness to give birth to light be realized in love? Hear more...

 

 

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