30 November Patron Saint of Scotland Andrew, brother of Peter, first Hellenistic Jewish believer in Yeshua? #otdimjh


On This Day In Messianic Jewish History

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As we still live in a United Kingdom that includes Scotland, it is fitting to remember St Andrew, patron saint of Scotland and a nice Gallilean Jewish disciple of Yeshua whose name speaks of his ability to cross cultures, languages and people groups.

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Saint Andrew was first made the official patron saint of Scotland at the Declaration of Arbroath in 1320. By 1390 Saint Andrew appeared on coinage for the first time, although the relics which initially led to his saintly status were destroyed during the Scottish Reformation in the 1500s.

St Andrew was crucified by the Romans on a diagonal cross, with the event apparently taking place on 30 November, hence the choice of day to mark his life.

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Collect and Prayers for St Andrew’s day

THE COLLECT

ALMIGHTY God, who didst give such grace unto thy holy Apostle Saint Andrew, that he readily obeyed the calling of thy…

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