Repentance

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Repentance, what is it good for?

Sunday before last was the Second Sunday of Advent. Our readings were  Malachi 3:1-4, Philippians 1:3-11, and Luke 3:1-6. The Gospel reads in part The word of God came to John son of Zechariah in the wilderness.  3 He went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. Our preacher, who is usually very solid if not dynamic, included a few odd assertions. And by odd I […]