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March 4th: Exodus 11 & Matthew 14

Alastair Roberts

March 4th: Exodus 11 & Matthew 14

March 3, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Anticipation of the slaying of the firstborn. Herod kills John; feeding of the five thousand; walking on the water.

Leviticus 13 (the plague of leprosy); Genesis 15:14, Exodus 3:21-22 (the promise of plunder).

1 Kings 19:1-2 (Ahab, Jezebel, and Elijah); Esther 5:9ff (Haman, Zeresh, and Mordecai); 2 Kings 4:42-44 (Elisha’s multiplication of loaves); 1 Samuel 21:1-6 (David and the five loaves); Exodus 12:37 (besides women and children); Exodus 13:18, Joshua 1:14 (leaving Egypt and entering Canaan in fifties); Matthew 26:26 (institution of the supper); Exodus 14-15 (the Red Sea Crossing); Psalm 77:19-20 (God’s way was through the sea).

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

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