Friday, April 03, 2009

Some Said that It Thundered

Today's (Friday) Gospel is from St. John 12:27-36, in which the Father's voice sounds like thunder, reminiscent of the thunder and earthquake on Sinai, and foreshowing the earthquake at Jesus' death and resurrection, as it is written, The lightnings lightened the world, the earth trembled and shook. But where is the lightning at His death and resurrection? He Himself is the lightning and thunder of God, as He says, Walk while ye have the light. Now is the prince of this world cast out, that is, by the wondrous work of Christ. The sermon:

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