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March 24th: Exodus 31 & Matthew 26:31-56

Alastair Roberts

March 24th: Exodus 31 & Matthew 26:31-56

March 23, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Bezalel and Oholiab; the Sabbath as the sign of the covenant. Strike the shepherd and the sheep will be scattered.

Some passages referenced:

Genesis 1-2 (parallels with the creation accounts); Exodus 38:25-28 (use of the census tax for constructing the tabernacle structure); Genesis 41:38 (Joseph filled with the Spirit); Genesis 17:9-14 (circumcision as the sign of the Abrahamic covenant); Exodus 8:15 (previous reference to the finger of God).

Zechariah 9:9, 14:21, 9:14, 12:10, 10:8-9, 14:4-7, 9:11, 13:7, 11:11-13 (passages from Zechariah 9-14 alluded to or referenced at the end of Matthew); Matthew 4:12-16 (Jesus’ ministry beginning in Galilee); 2 Samuel 20:9-10 (Joab betrays Amasa with a kiss); 2 Samuel 16:5-14 (David, Abishai, and Shimei); Isaiah 53:12 (numbered with the transgressors); 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 (Paul’s thorn in the flesh).

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

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