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The Very Rev. Barkley Thompson

Whose Side Are We On?

Matthew 2:1-12

2nd Sunday after Christmas/Epiphany Sunday - Year A

January 05, 2014

The Very Rev. Barkley Thompson (TEC)

Julius Caesar knew that people wanted to kill him.  There were few men he could trust.  But one was a young man named Brutus, whom Caesar had treated practically as family.  And so when, on the Ides of March--that fateful day when the Theatre of Pompey became place of violence and blood--the mortally-wounded Caesar looked up as this very Brutus turned the knife in his side, Caesar lost the will to resist. 

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