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February 26th: Exodus 5 & Matthew 11

Alastair Roberts

February 26th: Exodus 5 & Matthew 11

February 25, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Moses and Aaron confront Pharaoh the first time. John the Baptist sends messengers to Jesus.

Some passages referenced:

Exodus 3:18 (three days’ journey into the wilderness to worship); Genesis 50 (the burial procession of Jacob); Genesis 50:25, Exodus 13:19, Joshua 24:32 (the bones of Joseph and the Exodus).

Isaiah 35:3-5, 61:1-4 (restoration and vengeance); 1 Kings 14:15 (a shaken reed); 1 Kings 19:15-17 (Elisha’s ministry foretold to Elijah); Malachi 4:5-6 (ministry of a coming Elijah foretold); Isaiah 14:13-14 (king of Babylon lifted up to heaven, but will be brought down to Sheol); Exodus 33:14 (promise of rest); Sirach 51:23-27, Proverbs 9:1-6 (Wisdom’s invitation); Isaiah 55:1-3 (invitation of YHWH).

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

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