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Bob Baggott: Apocalypse, Not Now

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1st Sunday of Advent - Year B

December 03, 2017

The Rev. Dr. Robert Baggott (UCC)


Today, on this first Sunday of Advent, instead of angels bringing tidings of great joy to all the people, the lectionary asks us to consider the end of the world. Now, to be honest, that's a topic most preachers from my tradition would rather save for a Sunday in the middle of July, when the crowds are light, the service is shorter, and we just happen to be on vacation in the mountains of Colorado with no internet or cell service for a month. But, alas, there's no hiding from it today. The end of the world will be our focus.

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