Matthew connects Jesus to the overarching narrative of the Jewish people—as well as to the smaller story of Matthew’s immediate community.
Christmas | First Sunday after Christmas (Year A)
Isaiah 63:7-9; Psalm 148; Hebrews 2:10-18; Matthew 2:13-23
God called all of them good. Humans are rapidly destroying them.
The beloved song can contain God’s glory no more than the scripture it’s based on.