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Matthew 12.1–21; focused on 12.15 –21

To get the full flavour of what’s going on here, you should really read not just Matthew 12, but Isaiah 42 as a whole. Actually, even that isn’t really enough, because Isaiah 42 is a key passage within a much larger unity, Isaiah 40 —55 . . . maybe you should set aside some time later on and read those 16 chapters right through. Imagine yourself in Matthew’s congregation. Ask yourself what he’s trying to tell you by quoting from that great prophecy. We have already seen...

Taken from Lent For Everyone – Matthew Year A by Tom Wright (2011)

Published by SPCK

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The #BigRead2011: meeting together in housegroups to read the Bible,
making use of Tom Wright's Matthew for Lent with opportunities to go
much bigger and much more creative and join in online (inter)nationally.
From quiet sitting rooms with Bibles and books, to coffee shops and
internet chatrooms across the world.

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