Isaiah 35: 1-6, 10
A wasteland in flower, blind people whose eyes are opened – these are among the joyful wonders that will accompany the coming of God.

James 5: 7-10
The practical example of a farmer waiting patiently upon the weather without losing heart is given as a model for the Christian life.

Matthew 11: 2-11
Jesus’ deeds are signs of the coming of God as foretold by Isaiah in the first reading.