“Yea, a sword shall pierce through your soul also”

https://youtu.be/zm97Ie49ULM Luke 2:35 is prophesied over Mary by Simeon. Indeed we have no notion of what this means until we see this scene from Mel Gibson’s film The Passion. What we need to get over in our theological debates is the dimension that is lost by this reality. When you consider the privilege Mary was given in receiving the visitation of Gabriel the angel announcing that as a virgin she would bear the Son of God, that this same birth, surrounded by Angels and glory, Simeon comes to present the piercing of her heart. How that mother hurt and broke … Continue reading “Yea, a sword shall pierce through your soul also”