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Psalm 35 Lord, Fight for Me in the Struggle

Psalm 35 Of David. 1 Contend, O LORD, with those who contend with me; fight against those who fight against me! 2 Take hold of shield and buckler, and rise up to help me! 3 Draw the spear and javelin … Continue reading

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Exodus 23: Justice, Celebration and Presence

Exodus 23:1-9 And Justice for All  You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with the wicked to act as a malicious witness. 2 You shall not follow a majority in wrongdoing; when you bear witness … Continue reading

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Exodus 2: Moses’ Story Begins

Exodus 2: 1-10 The Continued Resistance of Women Now a man from the house of Levi went and married a Levite woman. 2 The woman conceived and bore a son; and when she saw that he was a fine baby, … Continue reading

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Psalm 15- Entering the Sacred Presence of God

Psalm 15  <A Psalm of David.> 1 O LORD, who may abide in your tent? Who may dwell on your holy hill? 2 Those who walk blamelessly, and do what is right, and speak the truth from their heart; 3 … Continue reading

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Psalm 14- The Wisdom of Holding to the Covenant

Psalm 14 To the leader. Of David. 1 Fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.”    They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds;    there is no one who does good. 2 The LORD looks down from heaven … Continue reading

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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 24: Divorce, Purity and Justice

Deuteronomy 24:1-5  Divorce, Remarriage and Wedded Bliss 1 Suppose a man enters into marriage with a woman, but she does not please him because he finds something objectionable about her, and so he writes her a certificate of divorce, puts … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 19: Justice, Refuge and Grace

Deuteronomy 19: 1-13: Cities of Refuge 1 When the LORD your God has cut off the nations whose land the LORD your God is giving you, and you have dispossessed them and settled in their towns and in their houses, … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 17: A Society Structured Around One Lord

Deuteronomy 16:20-17:7 Only the LORD your God 1You must not sacrifice to the LORD your God an ox or a sheep that has a defect, anything seriously wrong; for that is abhorrent to the LORD your God.                 2 If … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 16: Celebrations, Remembrance and Justice

  Deuteronomy 16: 1-17: Passover, the Festival of Weeks, and the Festival of Booths 1Observe the month of Abib by keeping the passover for the LORD your God, for in the month of Abib the LORD your God brought you … Continue reading

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