Answering the Doubt of John the Baptist

Answering the Doubt of John the Baptist Advent 3; Matthew 11:2-11 Imprisoned, John sends Jesus word of doubt. “Are you in truth the one who is to come?” Must he with death in sight be left without both call and vision that are his life’s sum? Says Jesus: “Tell John what you see and hear:Continue reading “Answering the Doubt of John the Baptist”

The Ordained

The Ordained Pentecost 4; Luke 10:1-12, 17-24, Luke 9:1-6; Mark 6:30-52 In Luke’s gospel, chapter 9, 12 were sent out – 12 he had ordained, we might say – New Creation version of the 12 tribes. They brought good news and healing, but they got back exhausted, grieving the execution of the Baptist. They couldContinue reading “The Ordained”