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Sunday after Ascension Day.


by the Rev. Prebendary Melville Scott, D.D.

from The Harmony of the Collects, Epistles, and Gospels.

A Devotional Exposition of the Continuous Teaching of the Church Throughout the Year,

S.P.C.K., London, 1902.


THIS Sunday, intermediate between our Lord's Ascension and His promised gift of the Spirit, is well described by its ancient name of "Dominica Expectationis," or Waiting Sunday, in reference to the command (Acts i.4) to "wait for the promise of the Father," and with a second reference to our time of waiting " till He come " Who has ascended into the Heavens.