Acts 12 — the leavened leaders of the ‘lump’ of Israel try to bump off Petros

It’s no coincidence God frees Petros (Peter) from jail during Passover/Unleavened Bread, which even at that time was understood to be a removing of "sourness" from one’s life. In Acts 12, the "leaven" of Herod and of the leaders was shown to be "spoiling" Israel.

Food for thought from the recorded discussion

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How are the yearly "feasts of the LORD" of Passover and Unleavened Bread connected to the "law of liberty" (i.e., the Torah, James 1:25; James 2:12)? How can the Torah, which apostle Paul said both "brings wrath" (Rom. 4:15) and “is holy and righteous and good” (Rom. 7:12,16), bring liberty? How is this connected with removing leaven — chamets in Hebrew literally means "sourness" — from one’s house and the land of Israel during the festival and God’s deliverance of Israel from Egypt (see Exodus 12-13)?

How is God’s deliverance of Peter from jail on the night of his execution connected to the lessons of removal of leaven and deliverance from Egypt?

Reader: John Schallert. Speaker: Jeff.

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