Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Baptism of Jesus

Today we celebrate the Baptism of Jesus.   Now in the very beginning, God created all things “very good” and perfect.  However, decay, death and evil soon intruded into God’s good creation through the sin of Adam and Eve.  This was “not good” and made His creation no longer perfect.  But, God promised a Savior who would reconcile us to …

A Light to the Nations

Last Sunday in our readings we had Jesus’ presentation at the temple and the joy that that gave the faithful Simeon and Anna who encountered him.  We have there the Song of Simeon where Simeon held the baby Jesus in his arms and praised him as a light for revelation to the gentiles and for glory for God’s people Israel.  …