1. I hope your people expect and even demand this of you. But how we proclaim the central message, that can (and probably should) vary.
  2. Though it may feel to us like the darkness is winning, God’s Word reveals the darkness is waning. The Light of the world has come.
  3. When all the people had been baptized, when all the people had washed the filth of their sins into the water, Jesus went into the water to draw their sins unto Himself.
  4. Because we could never intuitively figure it out, God reveals Christ to us.
  5. The same Christ we proclaim to the people in our pews is the same Christ who is for those not in our pews.
  6. During this season of Epiphany, we experience more than the revelation of who Jesus is. We also celebrate how Jesus makes God fully known.