Monday 29 August 2022

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The Beheading of St John the Baptist

1 Corinthians 2:1-5. Lord, I love your commands – Psalm 118(119):97-102. Mark 6:17-29.

The beheading of John the Baptist

Such disappointing leadership from Herod. . . taking a man’s life when he knew it was wrong. What was the alternative for him? Risking ridicule from his wife by denying her daughter the promise that he would give her anything . . .hmmm, yes still a disappointing decision.

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