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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Saint John the Baptizer

Saint John the Baptizer -- someone we spend time pondering during Advent. Pastor Mark Buetow pointed out to me a very interesting feature of much art depicting John: the Baptizer is usually pointing. His fingers extended, he directs our attention to Christ, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

As we continue in this Advent-tide, we follow Saint John's fingers, as they point us to the manger and cross, to the font and chalice.

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