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April 19th: Numbers 15 & Mark 12:13-34

Alastair Roberts

April 19th: Numbers 15 & Mark 12:13-34

April 18, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Laws concerning sacrifices and the tassels. Jesus challenged by opponents in the temple.

Some passages referenced:

Leviticus 2 (laws of cereal offerings); Numbers 5:11-31 (the test of jealousy); Philippians 2:17, 2 Timothy 4:6 (the Apostle Paul as a drink offering); Romans 11:16 (the firstfruits of the dough); Leviticus 24:10-16 (the stoning of the blasphemer); Exodus 35:1-3 (the law of fire on the Sabbath); Numbers 13:18 (‘and see what the land is’); Numbers 14:32-33 (the Israelites’ whoredom); Exodus 28:28-29, 36-38 (blue thread in the priestly garments); Numbers 4:5-12 (blue coverings for the holy furniture).

Deuteronomy 25:5-10 (law concerning levirate marriage); Deuteronomy 6:4-5, Leviticus 19:18 (love God and neighbour).

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

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