December 13, 2012 #606

The crowds asked him, “What should we do?” (Luke 3:10 NRSV) Even tax collectors…asked him, “What should we do?” (Luke 3:12 NRSV) Soldiers also asked him, “And we, what should we do?” (Luke 3:14a NRSV) Margie and I spent a couple of days in Berlin on our trip to Germany. Most of us can still …READ MORE

December 6, 2012 #605

He (John) went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins, as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah, “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’” Luke 3:3-4 …READ MORE

November 29, 2012 #604

Jesus said: “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on the earth distress among nations confused by the roaring of the sea and the waves. People will faint from fear and foreboding of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. Then …READ MORE