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This beautiful version of Jesus’ resurrection is so familiar and beloved to us, that we might just miss the depth of its meaning for us.
“And the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom.”
Why do children – and many adults – lift up our superheroes like Superman, Batman, and the Avengers, as icons of all that’s good?
It was almost exactly a year ago, on the first Sunday of Lent, that I unwittingly preached a sermon about entering into a “40-day wilderness journey.” Little did I know, we were about to embark on a desert experience on a scale like we’ve never seen in our lifetime.
Today’s Gospel passage runs like a Superbowl highlight reel: It’s fast-paced, and it covers a lot of ground. The first chapter of Marks sets the speed for our story.