Pasture of Hope (Do You Want a New King?)

Advent signifies coming. While looking at his homeland that had been destroyed by the Babylonians, Jeremiah envisioned a new green pasture that would spring up in the place of ashes. This fertile land would be ushered in by the coming of a new kind of king with a new kind of covenant. Though many of us welcome the idea of a deeper hope in our lives, we don’t welcome the thought of change–of a new ruler. So the question is: Do you want a new king?

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