Text: John 1:6-8, 19-28
Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
Last week we heard about an odd man, a man dressed in camel hair and a leather belt. Yes, we heard about John the Baptist who ate grasshoppers dipped in honey out by the Jordan River.
Regardless of his appearance and bold message, large groups of people did come out of Jerusalem into the wilderness to hear and see him. This interaction with John resulted in people being confronted with a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sin. Indeed, John’s message and baptism were intended to rattle the cages of the people in order to prepare them to receive . . . Read All