As John baptized new converts, he invited them to live with “changed hearts and lives.” When asked how to do that, his answers all point to making sure no one is cheated or left without the basic necessities of life, including the right to not be harassed. A full life of joy, which the prophet Isaiah describes as an ever-flowing spring, is the birthright of all children of God. May we act to make it so.
This is the third week in the series, “The Inn: Housing the Holy.” Worship opened with “Getting Christmas Right.” Pastor Mary’s message is based on Isaiah 12: 2-6 and Luke 3: 10-14. To read it, click here.