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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Bonus Reading, Psalms
The Exodus, in Song
Today's reading is a dramatic retelling of the story of Exodus. It has a prologue, giving an overview of God's relationship with the people of faith. Then, poetically, the people become enslaved, endure slavery, and then witness the powerful salvation of God through plagues and miracles in the wilderness. It is appropriate to remember this story of salvation during Holy Week -- it is one story that is traditionally read at the Great Vigil of Easter on Saturday evening.