Reading: John 1: 6-8, 19-28 (Click to read text)
Reflection: Anna sings to the children in the musical The King and I: “Getting to know you, getting know all about you.” It’s a tender song, which we’ll talk about later, and you can watch it here:
Last Monday we dealt with John the Baptist’s ministry in the Gospel of Mark. Today, we hear part of St. John’s treatment of the Baptist’s ministry. In both accounts John points away from himself to Jesus. He calls folks to pay attention to Jesus. In today’s reading we hear the Baptists describe Jesus as “one whom you do not know.” Let’s think about that for a moment.
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