The Feast of the Triumph of the Cross and Yom Kippur converged on September 14, 2013.

“Into his hand I commend my spirit, when I sleep and when I wake.” The Standard Machsor for (Jewish) New Year (Bloch, 1925)

“Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit.” Luke 23: 46

Today, rather than letting the Lord of hosts shield his people with his peace, many Jews and Christians are seeking refuge in weapons systems and sinful deeds—thereby undermining the work of salvation.