Sunday, December 11, 2022
The readings for the Third Sunday of Advent for Year A help us consider the signs of our salvation. In the first reading (Isaiah 35:1-6A, 10) we foresee a land where our king rules in justice. The psalm (Psalm 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10) sings “Lord, come and save us.” In the second reading (James 5:7-10) we are encouraged to be patient. In the gospel (Matthew 3:1-12) Jesus tells us we must look at what we see before us and decide what we believe.
Faith is a clear topic here. Do I really believe in Jesus Christ as my savior? Here are some ideas for this week: