Epiphany 2 (focus texts in bold):
Isaiah 42:1-9 - God will delight in Israel's Messiah, and put his Spirit upon him
Psalm 2 - a psalm of royal coronation, "Thou are my Son"
Romans 12:6-16a - be kindly affectioned toward one another with brotherly love
Mark 1:1-11 - the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan by John the Baptizer
Cover art: “The Baptism of Christ" by Grigori Grigorevich Gagarin, c. 1860, lithograph, Russia State Museum, St. Petersburg
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