1AdventA11/27/16Watch


Introduction:

Jesus' first words in the Gospel of Mathhew (chapter 24) are an invitation:  "Learn a lesson from the fig tree."  What on earth do fig trees have to do with us and what possible lesson could we learn from them?  Or from Isaiah's words (chapter 2) anticipating a time when swords will be reforged into plowshares and spears into pruning hooks-- specially in this time of political uncertainty and transition.  It may be the most important lesson you learn today..........