Tag: Advent 2
The readings for the second week of advent (Year A, 2019) have a theme of the rule of the future Davidic king bringing peace and harmony to the world: Romans 15 speaks to the scope of this reign as over the Jews and Gentiles, Matthew 3 is the summary of John the Baptist’s preaching in […]
The Lord is coming. You better be ready. That is what John the Baptist says, anyway.
Today I post what I translated last week in my Gospel Advent readings. These verses are very dramatic, featuring the conclusion of the frightening Olivet Discourse, Jesus predicting Peter’s denial, Judas’ betrayal and the Lord’s Supper. Curiously, the Gospel readings take a side trip away from Luke and over to John 8 for the “woman […]