John the Baptist (or John the Immerser) stands as a key figure in Bible history. It was he who was the forerunner for Christ. He “prepared the way” for Jesus by preaching repentance and telling folks the Messiah would soon be on earth (Mk. 1:2-5).
About this time for the past few years, I’ve done a Big Dummy Awards where I shined a light on some, shall we say questionable behavior in Holly-weird. 2020
Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) said, “Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier’ (https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/alfred-lord-tennyson-quotes).
When we convene the 2021 session on Tuesday, January 5, it will mark the 20th annual session since Kentucky voters amended the state’s 1891 constitution in 2000. Because 2021 is an odd-numbered year, we will meet for only 30 legislative days and must adjourn by March 30.
About the third week of December, there was a meme making its way around the internet that stated:
Mark 2:18-22 might seem like a strange conversation when we first read it, but as we study, we see Jesus made a profound point that the gospel He was preaching was unlike anything that had been taught on earth! His teaching didn’t fit the “mold” they were used to.
Another Christmas is upon us, and I extend my warmest wishes and a sincere hope that you and your loved ones are enjoying a holiday season in good health and full of happiness.
Lately, I’ve been listening to Christmas music. I’ve noticed that much of it is upbeat, and I find myself singing along – at least with the choruses.
I have never in all my sixty-five years been so grateful for a winter break from school as I have this one. I’ve told you before that I have been my granddaughter’s teacher’s aid this fall semester. This job entailed setting alarms on my phone to remind her when the next virtual class was read
When we read the book of Mark, it begins by introducing us to John the Immerser, or John the Baptist. This is the man who prepared the way for Christ (1:3; Jn. 3:28-30).