|Francis Rejecting the World|
and Embracing Christ”
‘Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has looked favourably on his people and redeemed them.
Luke places the proclamation of John the Baptist into its historical context. And then he quotes from Isaiah, putting John’s words into a theological context. We do the same thing when going to a desert. We have our accommodation and the other support structures around us, our context, and then week seek a spiritual context. Although I suspect we don’t think about the words of an ancient Hebrew prophet when we go. Does your context help when you seek a desert experience with God?