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Month: December 2016

Waiting for the Great Homecoming

Waiting for the Great Homecoming

Lectionary Reflections for Dec 11, 2016 Is 35:1-10 Ps 146.4-10 Jas 5:7-10 Mat 11:2-11 John the Baptist in the Wilderness (credit: http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-save-image.pl) Vision of a homecoming and vindication for the people of God. Jesus inaugurates this homecoming by fulfilling Isaiah’s prophecies. James calls us to be patient as our redemption is not coming. The homecoming have started yet it is not complete. This week we witness injustice and tragedy. Corrupt politicians in Brazil trying to change the laws to protect…

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