The Old Covenant of Moses couldn’t solve the underlying problem in the human heart. The multiplicity of sacrifices could not take away sins. Fr. Oldfield considers the glory of the Old Covenant compared to the glory of the New Covenant in Jesus Christ our Lord.
Find the liturgy for Trinity XII here: 20200830 – Trinity 12
Lesson: Ecclesiasticus 15:11-20
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 3:4-9
Gospel: St. Mark 7:31-37