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Strange blessings never in paradise . . .' Sunday Reflections, 3rd Sunday of Advent, Year B

    St John the Baptist Donatello [ Web Gallery of Art ] Readings   (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland) Readings   (New American Bible: Philippines, USA) Gospel   John 1:6-8, 19-28 ( English Standard Version Anglicised: India) There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.   He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him.   He was not the light, but came to bear witness about the light. And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?”   He confessed, and did not deny, but confessed, “I am not the Christ.”   And they asked him, “What then? Are you Elijah?” He said, “I am not.” “Are you the Prophet?” And he answered, “No.”   So they said to him, “Who are you? We need to give an answer to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?”   He said, “I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, ‘Make straight the