They agree with the Sermon, but they have less enthusiasm for the offertory, i.e., in expending energy or making sacrifices in the line of their convictions. --J. Arthur Thomson
Isn't that just the truth!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
A third offering from my five part series.
What do we know of baptism?
A child, brought to the waters to be marked, a man drawn by thirst so deep that his bones crack with it, a woman burning with passion for justice, all standing on the edge of the water. We watch Jesus descend, humbly, into the water to be blessed by his kinsman, and we hear the words, “Repent and be baptized.” The water is there, holy and elemental, strange...