When God Speaks
The word of God came to John son of Zechariah in the wilderness. He went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins, as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah,
“The voice of one crying out in the wilderness:
‘Prepare the way of the Lord,
make his paths straight.
Every valley shall be filled,
and every mountain and hill shall be made low,
and the crooked shall be made straight,
and the rough ways made smooth;
and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.’”
When God speaks and God’s word comes to John the Baptist in Luke 3, it compels him to go around proclaiming a message of good news to all people. If there’s brokenness, God will fix it. If there’s injustice, God will right it. If there’s oppression, God will oppose it.
When the word of the Lord comes down, when God starts to speak, the broken, bruised, and burned out people, places, and things in our lives begin to heal. Because God is found wherever love is needed most. When you want to hear God speak and know what God sounds like, look for the places where love is taking root in our world. That’s where you can hear God the clearest. That’s where you find peace.
-Rev. Kevin Wright
Where do you see love taking root in our world?
Where are the places that you can hear God the clearest?
This episode was written and recorded by Kevin Wright. It was produced by Jim Keat. Background tracks include Relinquish by Podington Bear and Lightning by Kelly Pratt.
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