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Spiritual Magna Carta

Reading for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost: And they took to him little children, so that he might put his hands on them: and the disciples said sharp words to them. And when Jesus saw it, he was angry, and said to them, Let the

Glasses resting on Bible

Roadside Encounters

So be ready yourselves, for the Son of man is coming at an hour you do not expect. Matthew 24:44 (Moffatt Bible) This text is usually applied to eschatology, the Lord’s return, to the parousia. But there is an element of this text than can

Glasses resting on Bible

Touched by an Angel

But the angel said to him, “Fear not, Zechariah, your prayer has been heard; your wife Elizabeth will bear a son to you, and you must call his name John. It will be joy and gladness for you, and many will rejoice over his birth: