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The Rev. Dr. Edward S. Gleason

In the Time of This Mortal Life

Mark 13:24-37

First Sunday of Advent

November 27, 2005

The Rev. Dr. Edward S. Gleason (TEC)

Now in the time of this mortal life. What other time is there? There is Advent time; the collect for Advent announces a different framework for time, a framework that transforms the daily of our mortal life into a new dimension. It all began, and still begins today, this very day, the first Sunday of Advent, in the time of this mortal life with the Advent of Jesus Christ.

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