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December 2: John the Baptist, Matthew 3.1-12

December 2: John the Baptist,
Matthew 3.1 – 12

John the Baptist was an unlikely and outcast figure, yet it was he who foretold of Jesus’ coming, and encouraged the community to live differently.

Who has been a prophet to you, helping you look at life differently?

“On Jordan’s bank, the Baptist’s cry announces that the Lord is nigh…prepare we in our hearts a home where such a mighty guest may come,”

On Jordan’s bank, the Baptist’s Cry was written by Charles Coffin, 1736 and translated a hundred years later by John Chandler

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