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The Rev. Talitha Arnold

Angels in the Wilderness

Mark 1:9-13

1st Sunday in Lent -Year B

February 22, 2015

The Rev. Talitha Arnold (UCC)

 

There were angels in the wilderness. It's important to remember that.

After the same Spirit that descended on Jesus at his baptism like a dove, then turned into a dive bomber and drove him out to the desert, there were angels in that wilderness. Along with Satan, the wild beasts and everything else one finds in the desert--heat that burns your skin, thirst that makes your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth, plants crowned with thorns--there were also angels, "who ministered to him."

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