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February 29th: 2 Kings 2 & Luke 24:44-53

Alastair Roberts

February 29th: 2 Kings 2 & Luke 24:44-53

February 28, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Elijah is taken up to heaven. Jesus commissions his disciples and ascends to heaven.

Some passages referenced:

1 Kings 19:19-21 (the call of Elisha); Joshua 1-8 (Joshua’s itinerary in the initial stage of the conquest); 2 Kings 13:14 (‘the chariot of Israel and its horseman’); Exodus 14-15, Joshua 3 (earlier water crossings); Deuteronomy 34:5-6 (the death and burial of Moses); Numbers 27:18-23, Deuteronomy 34:9, Numbers 13:16 (the father-son relationship between Moses and Joshua); Deuteronomy 21:17 (double portion for the firstborn son); 2 Kings 10:14 (Jehu kills forty-two relatives of Ahaziah of Judah).

Genesis 48-50, Deuteronomy 31-34, Joshua 24 (blessing and departure ending books); Isaiah 49:6 (light to the Gentiles); Acts 2:14-41 (Peter develops Jesus’ statement at his departure in his Pentecost sermon); 2 Kings 2:12-14 (clothed with the mantle of the departing prophet); 1 Samuel 10:2-7, 16:20-23 (three signs of the kingdom); Luke 19:28-35, 22:7-13, 28-30, 24:49 (signs of and promise of the kingdom); Luke 19:29 (triumphal entry beginning at Bethany); Luke 1:8-10 (prayer at the temple at the hour of incense); Luke 1:35 (the promise of the Holy Spirit coming upon Mary); Luke 2:22-38 (Anna and Simeon); Luke 2:20 (the shepherds return); Acts 1:8 (Jesus’ farewell statement in Acts).

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

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