Today we hear about preparations that we do to make way for Jesus. In today’s Gospel, John comes reminding people to repent (metanoia) and be baptized. But in Isaiah, after we are told to prepare, we are told what is coming - and it’s not what we are expecting.

Scripture: Isaiah 40:1-11, Mark 1:1-8

Song: "Prepare The Way" written by Charlie Hall and Louie Giglio; performed by the Prince of Peace worship band