The Second Sunday After the Epiphany, Old Testament Lesson, Year A
Scripture: Isaiah 49:1-7
The theme of going from darkness into light is a common metaphor the prophets used to speak to God’s people. It is about opposites: light vs. dark; insight vs. ignorance; listening to God vs. not listening; following God vs. waywardness. The easiest way to explain to children is compare and contrast. God’s love is always there to direct us into the light of Christ by giving us guidelines on how to treat each other. This unit includes words of the prophets and the commandments.