John is thinking about Jesus arriving as an adult, not a baby.
Advent | Second Sunday of Advent (Year A)
Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19; Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12
Blessed are those who read this wise and lovely book.
by James C. Howell August 18, 2021
My daughter wants to know. Even as a biblical scholar, I don’t have a good answer.