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By Frank and Mary Hoffman - 4 Jan 2016

In Reference to: 4 December 2016 - Christmastime Journey

Dear Janine:

The symbolism of Johnís clothing and food is similar to wearing sackcloth and covering yourself with ashes.

The camelís hair is very scratchy on the skin, and the eating of insects and honey is a way of saying he had to scavenge for food and had no luxuries.

And, I suppose the leather belt was just to keep his pants from falling down. (J)

In the Love of the Lord,

Frank and Mary

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