This is the beginning of new liturgical year on the church calendar, the season of Advent. It begins with the voices of the prophets, like Jeremiah. With the Babylonian army arrayed against Jerusalem, Jeremiah's prophecy of doom has landed him in house arrest. But the dire circumstances also bring forth a prophecy for the future. It includes a special leader to fulfill God's will for the creation and for God's people.
Nearing the end of Luke's gospel, Jesus teaches his disciples to be alert and watchful. The present season is as apparent as the leaves and figs on a fig tree telling the present season. Do you know what days are coming, or what days have come?
Explore this in the sermon video below and note the downloads available below the video panel.