Sunday Readings 02/12/12


Luke’s account of the eschatological discourse is similar to the other Synoptics as the Lord emphasises the apocalyptic drama and the need to be alert for its arrival (Luke 21:25-28.34-36). In the midst of the disaster of the destruction of Jerusalem and the Exile, Jeremiah’s vision looks to a new era of a new ruler of the line of David (Jeremiah 33:14-16). St. Paul in the earliest writing of the New Testament urges the new Christians to continue their progress in the faith as they await the end (1 Thessalonians 3:12-4:2).

Dei Verbum opens with the clear statement of God’s revelation in his powerful Word and a declaration of what Revelation is in itself (DV 1-3). This demands our listening ‘Dei Verbum audiens…’

Canon Mervyn Tower


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