The Last Sunday after the Epiphany, Solemn Mass, by the Rector

Mark, Matthew, and Luke all conclude their accounts of Jesus’ first words to his disciples about him being rejected, put to death, and rising with these words, “There are some standing here who will not taste death before they see that the [dominion] of God has come with power.”[1] Six days later—in Mark and Matthew, and “about eight days in Luke—Jesus takes Peter, James, and John to a mountain where they will see that the dead live. This is a recurring theme of the gospels: the dead live.
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