The Manger: Framing Peace

Scripture: Luke 1:68-79

The priest Zechariah tells of the ministry that his son, John the Baptist will live into. John’s practice and ministry of baptism, forgiveness, and calling to new life will be a framework for peace for many, and will prepare the way for Jesus. What are those spiritual practices we might explore in Advent that can—like the frame of the manger—hold and support the holy gift we say is born to us in the Christmas story?