Corinth was famous for its orators and its prosperity… but also for its immorality. There Paul preaches the cross, a madness for the Greeks, who are looking for a worldly wisdom to turn away from God… But also a power, the true wisdom of God, ” for the wisdom of the world it is a unique and unimaginable event: the incarnation of the Word, of the Word of God, of Jesus Christ” (Karl Barth)
In two verses, taken from Peter’s first letter, the Church, its construction, those who build it, and how it is built.
Every Christian is called to build the Church, a spiritual Temple, in a mentality that pleases the Lord.
Pentecost in Jerusalem, 50 days after the Passover, the death and resurrection of Christ. Thousands of Jews from near and far, witnesses of unforgettable events: the gift of the Holy Spirit, the many conversions to the risen Christ. Two imagined but likely witnesses tell what they saw and lived.