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April 27th: Numbers 23 & Luke 1:1-23

Alastair Roberts

April 27th: Numbers 23 & Luke 1:1-23

April 26, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Balaam's first two oracles. The annunciation of the birth of John the Baptist.

Some passages referenced:

Genesis 13:16 (the multiplication of Abraham’s offspring); Genesis 12:1-3 (Abraham being made a blessing); Joshua 2:9-11 (the reputation of the Lord to the nations through Israel); Genesis 49:9 (blessing upon Judah).

Acts 11:4 (telling an ordered account); Genesis 16:11-12, 17:15-21, Judges 13:2-5 (Old Testament annunciations); Exodus 1—2, 1 Samuel 1—2 (stories of new birth); Exodus 6:23 (Elisheba); Daniel 8:16, 9:21 (Gabriel); Exodus 30:7-8 (the duty of incense); Psalm 141:2 (incense and prayer); Daniel 9:20-23 (evening sacrifice and prayer in Daniel); Nehemiah 12:22-23, 2 Kings 25:22-26, Jeremiah 42:1—43:7 (Johanans); Numbers 6:1-21 (law of the Nazirite); Judges 13:4-6, 1 Samuel 1:11 (Nazirites); Malachi 4:5-6 (Elijah to come); Genesis 17:17, 15:8 (Abraham’s questions to the Lord).

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

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