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July 13th: Esther 9 & 10 & 1 Timothy 5

Alastair Roberts

July 13th: Esther 9 & 10 & 1 Timothy 5

July 12, 2021
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

The feast of Purim. Widows and elders.

Reflections upon the readings from the ACNA Book of Common Prayer (http://bcp2019.anglicanchurch.net/). My reflections are searchable by Bible chapter here: https://audio.alastairadversaria.com/explore/.

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