All Saints' Day: A Great Multitude
Readings for All Saints' Day:
Isaiah 49:5-7 - God's anointed servant will save both Jews and Gentiles
Psalm 87 - "Very excellent things are spoken of thee, thou city of God."
Revelation 7:2-4, 9-17 - Many redeemed nations gather around God's throne
Matthew 5:1-12 - Jesus teaches the beatitudes to the multitudes.
Sermon by the Rev. Timothy Taylor
Cover art: "The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs" by Fra Angelico, c. 1423-24, tempura on wood, National Gallery, London
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