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Good Friday: Lamentations 3:1-36 & John 18

Alastair Roberts

Good Friday: Lamentations 3:1-36 & John 18

April 10, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

The prophet laments in the city's distress. Jesus' capture and trials.

Some passages referenced:

Lamentations 2:11-19 (similar expressions and voice to chapter 3); Lamentations 2:11 (similarities to Lamentations 3:48-51); Jeremiah 11:19 (Jeremiah led as a lamb to the slaughter); Jeremiah 20 (the word of the Lord lying heavy on Jeremiah); Lamentations 1:1 (the city of Jerusalem sitting alone); Jeremiah 8:13 (alluded to in Jesus’ judgment on the fig tree); Jeremiah 11:18-20 (Jeremiah like Christ); Jeremiah 18:16, Lamentations 3:19, 2:15 (verses alluded to in the crucifixion account of Matthew);

2 Samuel 15:23 (David crossing the Brook Kidron when fleeing from Absalom); John 13:37 (Peter’s overconfidence about his ability to lay down his life for Christ); John 21:9 (Peter restored by a fire of coals).

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

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