Sunday, March 18, 2012

Introduction - Lent 4 - 20120318

Num 21:4-9 – PS 107:1-3, 17-22 – Eph 2:1-10 – John 3:14-21
Intro to the Readings

Our first readings is about serpents that bit, and a serpent on a pole for people who were bitten to stare at.
The Psalm speaks of rebellious fools and those the Lord saves from the grave.
From Ephesians we are reminded of those who were dead through their trespasses and sins, but are now alive in Christ Jesus.
In the Gospel the Lord speaks about the story of Moses raising up a serpent in the wilderness, and of God’s love for the world.

Let us listen and receive God’s love for the world – God’s love for us.

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