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Exodus 14:5-18; Matthew 12:38-42

Today’s Gospel from Matthew begins with yet another verbal attack by “some of the scribes and Pharisees.”  This time they are pressing Jesus for “a sign.” 

Never mind that they had already watched his encounters with thousands and seen his many miracles.  Of course, we know that generally those that asked this kind of question of Jesus would not choose to recognize signs even if individually pointed out to them. 

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