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Prepare the Way

by Brett Fuller on September 13, 2021

In Luke 3:3-20, John the Baptist was making significant headway in his ministry. As a prophet of God, he was the forerunner to Jesus. He prepared the way for Christ's ministry by clearing the debris blocking people's on-ramp to righteousness.

He was a bold agent of sociological change. He spoke against the corruption and selfishness of the culture (10-11), the economic system (12-13), abuse of military power (14) and the murderous acts of Herod (19-20); the latter of which cost him his life.

As John prepared the way for Christ's first coming, we are to prepare for his second. May our generation find its prophetic voice, thereby enabling us to speak boldly & compassionately concerning sin and righteousness. Live right, live well...