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April 29th: Numbers 25 & Luke 1:57-80

Alastair Roberts

April 29th: Numbers 25 & Luke 1:57-80

April 28, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

The zeal of Phinehas. The Song of Zechariah.

Some passages referenced:

Exodus 32:6 (idolatry and sexual promiscuity); Exodus 34:12-16 (warning against idolatry and sexual promiscuity); Leviticus 20:2-5 (the necessity of judgment, lest one by destroyed with the offender); Numbers 18 (priests and Levites as guardians of Israel); Numbers 16:43-50 (Aaron intervening to stop the plague); Psalm 106:28-31 (Phinehas recalled); Genesis 15:6 (counted to Abraham for righteousness); Numbers 31:16 (Balaam’s involvement); 2 Corinthians 11:2-3 (the Apostle Paul’s divine jealousy).

Acts 2:4, 25-26 (loosing of tongues on Pentecost); Psalm 106:10 (language of redemption concerning the Exodus); Jeremiah 31:31-34, Psalm 130:7-8, Malachi 3:1-2, Isaiah 60:1-3, Malachi 4:2, 5-6, Isaiah 40:3, Isaiah 9:2-7, Isaiah 42:6-7 (Old Testament prophecies in the background of the song of Zechariah); Judges 13:24, Genesis 21:20-21, 1 Samuel 2:26 (children growing).

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

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