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The Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson

Waiting in Lag Time

Mark 13:24-37

1st Sunday of Advent - Year B

November 30, 2014

The Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson (UMC)

"Oh that you would tear open the heavens and come down!" The cry goes up from the prophet and the people of Israel in Isaiah 64, the Hebrew Bible lection for this first Sunday in Advent. This lament has been echoed by individuals and entire peoples throughout the ages: "We need you, God! Where are you, God? Come down and intervene NOW, God! Enough is enough!"

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