|Francis Rejecting the World|
and Embracing Christ”
Bear fruits worthy of repentance.
John is calling the people to repentance, honesty and integrity of their faith. John’s challenges the people to examine themselves and their actions towards others. This resonates with our desert experiences. If we are honest in our solitude then we will examine ourselves, we look to see where and of what we need to repent. It can be a cleansing process – like John’s baptisms – if we let it.