'We know that Christ, once raised from the dead, will never die again. Death no longer has power over him. When he died, he died to sin once and for all. However, the life he lives, he lives for God. In the same way, you must regard yourselves as being dead to sin and alive for God in Christ Jesus."
Tag: Paul Woodroffe
3. Christ appears to St Mary Magdalene (John 20:11-18)
Mary turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not realize that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?” Thinking he was the gardener, she said to him, “Sir, if you have removed him, tell me where you have put him, and I will take him away.” Jesus said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to him in Hebrew, “Rabbouni!”
The Piercing of the Messiah (Zechariah 12:10-14)
Zechariah prophesied that the people of Jerusalem would mourn bitterly over someone they had pierced. In his gospel. St John interpreted this as a reference to the death of Christ.
The Visitation (Luke 1:39-45)
‘The Visitation’ is the formal name for the visit of the Virgin Mary to her elderly relative, St Elizabeth. The episode is described only in St Luke’s gospel. It took place straight after the angel Gabriel told Mary that she was pregnant. Mary’s first thought on receiving this news was for her elderly relative Elizabeth, … Continue reading The Visitation (Luke 1:39-45)