Category: Holy Scripture

The Crown of Thorns

And platting a crown of thorns they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand. And bowing the knee before him, they mocked him, saying: Hail, king of the Jews (Matthew 27:29). (Jesus therefore came forth, … Continue reading

The Sword Revealeth the Heart

And thy own soul a sword shall pierce, that, out of many hearts, thoughts may be revealed (Luke 2:35). The four Gospels are not without passages that need explanation. That is why we have an ecclesia docens (a Church teaching). … Continue reading

Who Am I?

  I am one of the kings of Juda mentioned in the Book of Kings and in Chronicles (Paralipomenon). I was for the most part zealous for the God of Israel, not so much as David and my father, but … Continue reading