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Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year B | His reign will have no end

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The Annunciation with St Dominic, Fra Angelico (1395 – 1455), Cell No. 3, Fresco Cycle in the Dominican Convent of San Marco, Florence.

The Annunciation with St Dominic, Fra Angelico (1395 – 1455), Cell No. 3, Fresco Cycle in the Dominican Convent of San Marco, Florence.

In the Gospel reading for this Sunday, the angel says, “He will be great and will be called Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his ancestor David; he will rule over the House of Jacob for ever and his reign will have no end.”

How is Jesus the fulfilment of Old Testament expectations?  Fr Robert Barron talks about kingship from Adam to Jesus in his homily here:

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For a scripture study on these readings, see John Kincaid’s commentary at The Sacred Page.

And if you are fascinated by the idea of angels bringing messages from God, watch Professor of Philosophy, Peter Kreeft, discussing angels (and demons) here:

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