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April 24th: Numbers 21 & Mark 14:53-72

Alastair Roberts

April 24th: Numbers 21 & Mark 14:53-72

April 23, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Victories against peoples of the land. The trials of Jesus and Peter.

Some passages referenced:

Numbers 14:44-45 (defeat at Hormah); Deuteronomy 8:14-16 (the wilderness as a place of serpents); 2 Kings 18:1-4 (the idolatrous use of ‘Nehushtan’, the copper serpent); Deuteronomy 2—3 (another travelogue); Exodus 15 (Song of Moses at the Red Sea); Isaiah 27:2-3 (song of the pleasant vineyard); Judges 11:12-24 (dispute between Jephthah and the Ammonites over the territory taken from the Amorites); John 3:14-15 (Jesus comparing himself to the serpent lifted up in the wilderness).

Acts 6:11-14 (charges made against Stephen concerning blasphemy against the Law and the Temple); Jeremiah 7:1-14 (Jeremiah’s challenge to the Temple); John 2:18-22 (‘destroy this temple…’); Isaiah 53:7 (the silent lamb before its shearers); Daniel 7:13-14 (the Son of Man on the clouds of heaven); Psalm 110:1 (sitting at the Lord’s right hand); Leviticus 21:10 (the high priest commanded not to tear his clothes); Isaiah 50:6 (the mistreatment of the Isaianic Servant).

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

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