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Trinity Sunday

Proverbs 8.1–4, 22–31
Romans 5.1–5
John 16.12–15

From very early on in the life of the Church, Christians read the figure of ‘Wisdom’ in Proverbs as a reference to Jesus. They assumed that God had already shown, in hints, characters and patterns of relating, what he would reveal in full in Jesus. Wisdom, in particular, lent herself as a very good introduction to what Christians were claiming about Jesus. Wisdom is a figure who is present with God before anything else is created, and she teaches people God’s way in the world...

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