What a promise we hear: no more wars! It doesn’t seem very close to happening, since factories all over the world make tanks, rifles and explosives for war.
But still, God gives Isaiah a look at a future. Like the birth of John the Baptist and Jesus, the unexpected and un-hoped for actually happens…even in the case of war!
The question for today is: what can you and I do to be sure “mini-wars” don’t happen in our lives that come from arguments, unkindness and lack of love?
Mondays are dedicated to the prophets.
This year in the season of Advent to Epiphany we read Isaiah 1—12.
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