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March 1st: Exodus 8 & Matthew 13:1-23

Alastair Roberts

March 1st: Exodus 8 & Matthew 13:1-23

February 29, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Plagues of frogs, lice/gnats, and swarms. The Parable of the Sower and teaching in parables.

Some passages referenced:

Exodus 1:7 (Israel teeming and filling the land); Exodus 5:21 (Israel stinking); Exodus 7:18, 21 (the Nile stinking); Exodus 14:30 (piles of dead bodies beside the waters); Psalm 78:45 (the plague of swarms); Exodus 10:19 (not one of the locusts remained); Exodus 14:28 (not one of the Egyptians remained).

Hosea 2:21-23, Isaiah 55:10-13, Jeremiah 31:27-28 (God sowing his people); Hebrews 6:7-8 (the fate of land rejecting all cultivation); Isaiah 6:9-13 (the primary Old Testament intertext).

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

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