These young Israelites enter into the covenant, just as they are entering into this new land.
Those newly baptized at the Easter Vigil were often given a mixture of milk and honey to drink.
Cloaked in the darkness, all kinds of weird beings can lurk about.
The story of the fall depicts our first parents as being driven out of paradise because of their sin.
That is the kind of wisdom found in a few of the books of the Bible.
All these qualities testify that he will make the excellent king that he will become in replacing Saul.
Those words are like the waters of a river that brings life to a tree planted on its banks.
The Holy Spirit burns away impurities in order to prepare us to serve God.
These images suggest the great strength that Jeremiah will need in facing his opponents.
Many wept on hearing it, perhaps out of joy.