Dec 20, 2009

Bible Types

A late 19th-century artist's conception of the...
Speaking of typology, today's Gospel (Luke 1: 39-44) tells the story of the Visitation. Mary, knowing she is pregnant and unmarried, connects with family members. Family member Elizabeth, touched by the Holy Spirit, knows Mary is "blessed" by God. The Blessed Mother is carrying Jesus, Could she be the "New Ark of the Covenant" that carries God? Mary stays with Elizabeth for three months. King David we know had to protect the Ark of the Covenant and hid it for three months! Stay tuned, this Davidic covenant stuff gets even better. JMJ. Mick