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March 6th: Exodus 13 & Matthew 15:29—16:12

Alastair Roberts

March 6th: Exodus 13 & Matthew 15:29—16:12

March 5, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

The firstborn and the departure from Egypt. The feeding of the four thousand and the leaven of the Pharisees.

Some passages referenced:

Deuteronomy 15:19 (eating the firstborn sacrifice); Numbers 18:16, Leviticus 27:6 (principles for redemption); Numbers 3:40-49 (the firstborn males and the Levites’ substitution for them); Genesis 49:3, Deuteronomy 21:17 (the meaning of the firstborn).

Isaiah 29:13-14 (multiplied wonders not being perceived); Deuteronomy 32:5, 20-22 (an evil and adulterous generation provoked to jealousy); Acts 2:41 (three thousand on the Day of Pentecost).

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

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