08 Mar

Through the Curtain

Taken from the intimation sheet: 8 March 2015

Hebrews 10:19-25 

19 Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus,  20 by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body,  21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God,  22 let us draw near to God with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water.  23 Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.  24 And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.  25 Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another– and all the more as you see the Day approaching.

There’s a police station in Govan, not too far from where I was brought up. I remember when it was built being told that it would be a special, secure, station. Sure enough the first thing to go up was the wall around the periphery. The rest of the building was constructed in secrecy so that no one could see the layout. It’s now the most secure police station in Scotland, one of only a handful of stations in the UK allowed to hold top-level terrorist suspects. Read More