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April 25th: Acts 12:11-25 & Mark 15

Alastair Roberts

April 25th: Acts 12:11-25 & Mark 15

April 24, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Peter's appearance to the disciples after his deliverance from prison and the death of Herod. The crucifixion and burial of Christ.

Some passages referenced:

Colossians 4:10 (Mark the cousin of Barnabas); Luke 24:10-11 (failing to believe the women’s testimony); Luke 24:37 (believing the appearance was a ghost); Acts 10:25-26 (Peter refusing worship); Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews, Book 19 (Herod’s death); Acts 15:37-40 (falling out with Barnabas over John Mark).

Isaiah 53:7 (the silent lamb); Psalm 22:18 (divided garments); Isaiah 53:12 (numbered with the transgressors); Psalm 22:7, Lamentations 2:15 (passers-by wagging their heads); Zephaniah 1:15, Amos 8:9-10 (the darkness of the Day of the Lord); Psalm 22:1 (‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’); Psalm 69:21 (sour wine); Psalm 22:27-28 (the Gentiles turning to the Lord); Luke 8:1-3 (women ministering to Jesus’ needs); Isaiah 53:9 (the grave of a rich man); Isaiah 51:1 (stone dug from the quarry).

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

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