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Meditation –2nd Sunday in Lent Year C
Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18
Psalm 27
Philippians 3:17- 4:1
Luke 13:31-35

In the Old Testament, we come across people doing things very differently from what we do both in daily life and in worship – offering animals (Leviticus 1:1-17), pouring oil on heads (Psalm 133:2), taking off a sandal to legalise a transaction (Ruth 4:7).

In Genesis 15 we read of the making of a covenant between God and Abram (later Abraham). God promised that Abram would have a son, and that his descendants would be as countless as the stars of heaven (4-5). Abram believed God and it was “credited as righteousness” to him – God required no works (6). God also promised Abram the land of Canaan as his possession (7), and to prove his word he enacted a ritual that would have not been unfamiliar to people of that time in sealing a bargain...

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