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On repentance in the House

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Dear editor,

As a citizen deeply concerned with the fate of our province I have been drawn to recent happenings in the House of Assembly as if by force of revelation.

In the Book of Luke 15:7, it is written: “Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.”

So, we can only imagine the blissful and felicitous beatitude that accompanied the solemn sincerity of the repentance of Minister Gerry Byrne in the House of Assembly.

And if the measure of joy might be in proportion also to the transgression, one can scarce comprehend the heavenly exultation that that such a display of penance and self-awareness might engender in legions of cherubim, seraphim and thrones. In such a clamour of the bells of righteousness untold multitudes of angels no doubt received their wings on this day.

To reflect on the significance........

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