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February 12th: Genesis 42 & Matthew 2

Alastair Roberts

February 12th: Genesis 42 & Matthew 2

February 11, 2020
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

The brothers visit Egypt. The visit of the Magi, the flight to Egypt, and settling in Nazareth.

Some passages referenced:

Micah 4-5 (Rachel in the context of the prophecy of Jesus' birth in Bethlehem); 2 Samuel 5:2 (Davidic allusion in the prophecy of Jesus' birth); Psalm 72:8-11, Isaiah 60:1-7 (nations coming to bring tribute); Numbers 24:15-19 (Balaam's prophecy); 1 Kings 11:14-22 (Hadad the Edomite); Hosea 11:1 (out of Egypt); Jeremiah 31:15-20 (Rachel's weeping and the promise that follows); Exodus 4:19-20 (Moses returning to Egypt after the death of those who sought his life); Isaiah 11:1 (the promised branch); Judges 13:5-7 (Samson the Nazirite); Exodus 4:22 (Israel, God's firstborn son)

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

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