LIVING AMONG SERPENTS (John 3:14-21): 22 March 2009 (Fourth Sunday of Lent)

LIVING AMONG SERPENTS (John 3:14-21):  22 March 2009 (Fourth Sunday of Lent)

Today’s Readings

Dearest Lord,

In today’s Gospel, you compared yourself to the bronze serpent that Moses lifted in the desert:  The Israelites had found themselves in a desert teeming with serpents and were dying from their venomous bites.  But whoever looked upon the bronze serpent that you asked Moses to raise on a pole were miraculously healed.