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March 10th: Exodus 17 & Matthew 18:15-35

Alastair Roberts

March 10th: Exodus 17 & Matthew 18:15-35

March 9, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Water from the rock and fighting the Amalekites. Forgiving brothers.

Some passages referenced:

Deuteronomy 6:16, Psalm 78:17-20, 81:7, 95:9 (Massah and Meribah as sites of testing); Numbers 14:22 (testing God ten times); Numbers 20 (another Meribah); Deuteronomy 32 (God as Rock); Deuteronomy 25:17-19 (Amalek’s sin); Genesis 36:12, 16 (Amalek’s ancestry); Genesis 32-33 (meeting Esau after the water crossing); Exodus 24:14 (Aaron and Hur judging the people in Moses’ absence); Exodus 31:2 (Bezalel the grandson of Hur); 1 Kings 7:21, Zechariah 4 (correspondence to Aaron and Hur as pillars).

Deuteronomy 19:15 (witnesses testing words); Genesis 4:23-24 (Lamech’s seventy times seven vengeance); Daniel 9:24ff. (seventy weeks of years leading to restoration).

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

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