Unquiet Silence – Br. Mark Brown

Br. Mark Brown

Luke 19:28-34
Isaiah 50:4-9a
Psalm 31:9-16
Philippians 2:5-11
Luke 22:14—23:56

Jerusalem is silent. The shofars have sounded, the priests with their ram’s horns have announced the beginning of Sabbath and now all things lie in unquiet silence. “And the Lord God rested on the seventh day from all the work he had done. So God blessed the seventh day and hallowed it, because on it God rested from all the work he had done in creation.”

“It is finished.” It is accomplished. The work has been done. “By the word of the Lord were the heavens made; by the breath of his mouth all the heavenly host.”The Word has come forth and has accomplished what was purposed: in flesh. The word did not return empty, as it had been prophesied: Read More

Wine and Chalice – Br. Mark Brown

Phil. 2:5-11      Luke 14:15-24

Dinner. It’s time for dinner.  It’s always time for dinner. Yesterday was time for dinner.  Today is time for dinner. Tomorrow is time for dinner. The table is always set for the Supper of the Lamb.  The wine is always ready to be poured.  The meat, the bread, the choice fruits, the banqueting house: always ready. Read More