Commemorations Of Other Events Recorded In Scripture

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The following events recording in Scripture have also been commemorated throughout the history of the church. These days of commemoration call the church's attention to events and portions of Scripture that otherwise may be overlooked.

Holy Innocents. On this commemoration, observed on December 28, the church recalls the slaughter of all the innocent children by Herod, in his attempt to kill the baby Jesus. Appropriate readings include Jeremiah 31:15-17; Psalm 124; 1 Peter 4:12-19; and Matthew...


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