Saturday, March 21, 2009

Happy Inference

Today (Saturday) the Gospel reading was from St Luke 23, the portion of the passion in which Pilate seeks to have Jesus released, but the crowd asks Barabbas. It is implied that there is a double injustice here, both of Barabbas' pardon and of Jesus' sentence. So also, we may take a double inference from this Gospel, namely, that Jesus the innocent is condemned, and we sinners, the guilty, are recipients of mercy.

I also reloaded yesterday's Gospel, which failed when I tried to get it up yesterday. This time, success. So here are both:

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