Today, the journey in Eastertide continues. We had a passage from 1 Peter laid against/near one of the Psalms the Jews read during Passover. Odd to see a solemn, thought provoking song about the coming change in Israel’s past looking at Peter’s commentary about the ransom paid in Jesus’ death. A question we can ask ourselves, to whom was the ransom paid at Jesus’ death? Many might say God (but we never stopped being God’s creation); what would it mean to our lives if the ransom paid was to free ourselves from the pall of fear and sin – that which separates us from God?
I invite your comments,
Readings: Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Psalm 116:1-3, 10-17; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35