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Deuteronomy 25: Punishment, Justice, and the Enemy

Deuteronomy 25: 1-3 The Limit of Punishment 1 Suppose two persons have a dispute and enter into litigation, and the judges decide between them, declaring one to be in the right and the other to be in the wrong. 2 … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 7 A People Set Apart

Deuteronomy 7: 1-6: The Command to Destroy When the LORD your God brings you into the land that you are about to enter and occupy, and he clears away many nations before you– the Hittites, the Girgashites, the Amorites, the … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 2: The Warrior God

 Deuteronomy 2: 1-25 ‘Here There Once Were Giants’ (After you has stayed at Kadesh as many days as you did) we journeyed back into the wilderness, in the direction of the Red Sea, as the LORD had told me and … Continue reading

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Forgiveness in a Graceless World-A Sermon

Ernest Hemmingway tells in one of his short stories called “The Capital of the World” an episode about forgiveness which goes like this: Madrid is full of boys named Paco, which is the diminutive form of Francisco, and there is … Continue reading

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Horror or Celebration in Susa:Esther 9: 1-10

Esther 9: 1-10 Now in the twelfth month, which is the month of Adar, on the thirteenth day, when the king’s command and edict were about to be executed, on the very day when the enemies of the Jews hoped … Continue reading

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