Tuesday, November 3 — Psalm 119:145–152
1 Kings 1:1–27; John 11:45–57
Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad for her, all you who love her; rejoice with her in joy, all you who mourn over her. Isaiah 66:10
Anna began to praise God and to speak about the child to all who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem. Luke 2:38
Teacher, stories of Jerusalem are complicated and sad. Help us to understand how the place of death and destruction becomes the image of light and joy. It can only happen through the transformation of the risen Christ. Thanks be to God. Amen.