Daniel 12:1-3; Psalms 16:5,8-11; Hebrews 10:11-14,18; Mark 13:24-32
One Sunday morning a little boy was “acting up” in Church. The parents did their best to maintain some sense of order in the pew, but they were losing the battle. Finally, in desperation, the father picked up the little fellow, hoisted him on his shoulder, and walked sternly up the aisle on his way out. Just before reaching the Church foyer, the child called out loudly to the congregation, “PRAY FOR ME! PRAY FOR ME!”
Listening to today’s Gospel Reading, perhaps at least some of us could have identified with that little boy’s feeling of the need for prayer. In His forewarning to the disciples of things to come, Jesus says …
… in those days … that time of distress, the sun will be darkened, the moon will lose its brightness, the stars will come falling from heaven and the powers in heaven will be shaken (Mk. 13:24-25).
Then He adds, reassuringly,
And then they will see the Son of Man coming in…
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