Ever been left on “seen”? Know that feeling of just wanting a reply? So did the people of Israel. But the story of salvation, our part in salvation, is the living out of that reply.
In celebrating the Baptism of Jesus, we celebrate his entrance into the depths of the human condition. God does not make a list of things we have to do before he’ll consider saving us. He takes the initiative. He comes to us. Even in our pettiness, he approaches us.
Al celebrar el bautismo de Jesús, celebramos su entrada a las profundidades de la condición humana. Dios no hace una lista de cosas que tenemos que hacer antes de que él considere salvarnos; Él toma la iniciativa, viene a nosotros. Incluso en nuestra mezquindad, nos acercamos.
In the Epiphany of the Lord, God’s unexpected and inconceivable ways of operating are revealed to all.