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Supplement: Ark/Mary Bible Typology

This is a supplement to Part 5 in the Reflections of ┤An Afternoon with Scott Hahn┤ series - Mary: A Mother to Discover.

Luke 1 (Mary visits cousin Elizabeth) and 2 Samuel 6 (Ark brought to Jerusalem) reveal great typology supporting Mary as the Ark of the New Covenant.

Luke 1:39-40 - During those days Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth.

2 Samuel 6:2 - Then David and all the people who were with him set out for Baala of Judah to bring up from there the ark of the God, which bears the name of the Lord of hosts enthroned above the cherubim.

Luke 1:43 - "And how does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?"

2 Samuel 6:9 - David feared the Lord that day and said, "How can the ark of the Lord come to me?"

Luke 1:44 - "For at the moment the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the infant in my womb leaped for joy."

2 Samuel 6:16 - As the ark of the Lord was entering the City of David, Saul┤s daughter Michal looked down through the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lordů

Luke 1:45 - "Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled."

2 Samuel 6:18 - When he finished making these offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the Lord of hosts.

Luke 1:56 - Mary remained with her about three months and then returned to her home.

2 Samuel 6:11 - The ark of the Lord remained in the house of Obededom the Gittite for three months, and the Lord blessed Obededom and his whole house.

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