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A New David

Cycle CAdventWeek 4

by Bishop Robert BarronDecember 23, 2018

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The New Testament authors consistently reached to the Old Testament for their categories of understanding. Hence, Jesus is the Torah in person; the new and definitive Temple; the prophet par excellence; the fulfillment of the covenant; etc. But one of the most important of these Old Testament points of reference is the Mashiach, the anointed one, the Messiah—which is to say, the new David.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 - Micah 5:1-4A
Psalm - Psalm 80:2-19
Reading 2 - Hebrews 10:5-10
Gospel - Luke 1:39-45