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May 1st: Deuteronomy 2 & Luke 2:22-52

Alastair Roberts

May 1st: Deuteronomy 2 & Luke 2:22-52

April 30, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Israel in relation to the surrounding nations. The presentation in the temple.

Some passages referenced:

Numbers 20:14-21 (encounter with Edom in Numbers); Deuteronomy 32:8-9, Amos 9:7 (the Lord establishing the borders of the other nations); Judges 11:4-28 (Jephthah’s dispute with the Ammonites).

Exodus 13:2, 12, 15 (law of the firstborn); Leviticus 12:1-8 (law of purification after childbirth); Genesis 48 (the presentation of the sons of Joseph to Jacob and his blessing of them); Isaiah 40:5, 42:6, 46:13, 49:6, 51:4-5, 52:10, 60:1-3 (Isaiah in Simeon’s song); Luke 24:53 (disciples constantly praising and blessing God in the temple after the ascension); 1 Samuel 1:20-28 (Samuel lent to the Lord and growing up in the temple); 1 Samuel 2:26 (Samuel growing up); Acts 1:14 (Mary the mother of Jesus praying with the disciples after the ascension); Acts 15:14 (Peter called Simeon).

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

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