Albert Einstein explained the theory of relativity in these words: "When a man sits next to a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But make him sit on a hot stove for a minute, and it will seem longer than an hour. That's relativity. We will focus on the concept of time differently. C.S. Lewis often spoke about the significance of history and tradition. In one of his writings, he said, 'You cannot understand the present if you do not understand the past.'
The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God, as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way”— “a voice of one calling in the wilderness, Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.” And so, John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River. John wore clothing made of camel’s hair, with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey. And this was his message: “After me comes the one more powerful than I, the straps of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie. I baptize you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.”
Mark 1, 1-8 (NIV)