Jesus performs the first of a cycle of miracles, healings, and deliverances, demonstrating his authority and increasing the fame of his ministry. He touches a leper, heals a centurion’s servant, heals Peter’s mother-in-law, calms the storm, and casts out demons into pigs.
I discuss the significance of Miriam in the story of the Exodus, suggesting that she is much more important than commonly recognized.
Peter Leithart, James Jordan, and I answer three questions sent in by listeners: 1. why weren’t the Israelites circumcised in the wilderness? 2. What is the meaning of the second sign of leprosy given to Moses? 3. Is the strong man of Jesus’ teaching to be connected with Goliath?
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