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May 6th: Deuteronomy 7 & Luke 5:1-16

Alastair Roberts

May 6th: Deuteronomy 7 & Luke 5:1-16

May 5, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

No covenants with the peoples of the land. Jesus calls Simon.

Some passages referenced:

Exodus 34:12-16 (warning against covenants, idolatry, and intermarriage with the peoples of the land); Genesis 34:9-10 (proposal of intermarriage with the Hivites); Genesis 34:30 (Jacob’s fear on account of his small numbers); Genesis 35:2-5 (eschewing idolatry and God causing the peoples to fear); Genesis 34:25-29 (despoiling Shechem); Genesis 22:15-18 (Abraham blessed because he obeyed God’s voice); Deuteronomy 9:4-5 (Israel not given the land because of their righteousness); Genesis 18:17-19 (Abraham’s obedience as a means by which God fulfils his purpose, but not the basis of his call).

Isaiah 6:5-7 (Isaiah’s awareness of his sin and his cleansing); Jeremiah 16:15-16 (fishers of men); 1 Kings 19:19-21 (the call of Elisha); John 21:1-14 (the miraculous catch of fish repeated at Peter’s restoration to his calling).

Reflections upon the readings from the ACNA Book of Common Prayer (http://bcp2019.anglicanchurch.net/).

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