Can we really save ourselves? Is it really possible to “pull ourselves up by our own bootstraps” and fix all our problems? We can fix some things, but sometimes our solutions mess up life for someone else. Truly we need a Deliverer to save us from ourselves – but until the final redemption of the world, we still have an obligation to make things better for those around us.
Exodus 1:1-6:1; Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23; 1 Chronicles 4:18; Hosea 11:1; Matthew 1:18-25, 2:15; Luke 1:26-38; Hebrews 11:23-29; Revelation 5:6-14, 13:8
Click here to download a transcript of this podcast: Be A Deliverer
Music: “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” OCP Session Choir, Glory & Praise: Third Edition, Vol. 7, Oregon Catholic Press 2016.
Picture: Moses Laid Amid the Flags, James Tissot, 1896-1902, The Jewish Museum, Brooklyn (image via Wikimedia Commons).