It Matters Not, He Is Your King


Nov 28 2021 • 17 mins

When we are in church, we hear selections from the Bible read to us. In today’s episode, Andrea explains the purpose of these readings.

When a priest, pastor or rabbi reads selections from the Bible to their congregation, they function as ambassadors, speaking at the behest of their king. And it is neither they nor the gathered who matter, it is the king.  In the 1995 movie Braveheart, William Wallace is brought before King Edward’s magistrates and put in his place.  The scene is a powerful demonstration of the thesis of this week’s episode.

Braveheart, the movie