The Apostle Paul refers to a veil in today’s epistle lesson: 2 Corinthians 4:3: “And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing.”
When I was a child, on Sunday mornings many women wore hats with little veils attached.
Brides have traditionally worn veils in their wedding ceremonies.
Some Bible translations refer to the veil of the temple being torn on Good Friday as Jesus dies.
The mountain is possibly what the Celts referred to as “a thin place,” a place where the veil between heaven and earth is thinner; allowing the barrier between us and the Holy to becomes more permeable.
Paul acknowledges that his message is veiled to those who do not believe.
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