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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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Deuteronomy 15: A Life of Covenant Generosity

Deuteronomy 15: 1-18 Forgiveness of Debts 1 Every seventh year you shall grant a remission of debts. 2 And this is the manner of the remission: every creditor shall remit the claim that is held against a neighbor, not exacting … Continue reading

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Gracefully Unfair

It’s not fair, this may be what I signed up for but it’s not fair That in this crazy mixed up world of grace the last are first and the first last Where a person can work from sunup to … Continue reading

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Corrupted Justice: Jeremiah 5:18-31

Jeremiah 5: 18-31 18 But even in those days, says the LORD, I will not make a full end of you. 19 And when your people say, “Why has the LORD our God done all these things to us?” you … Continue reading

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The Poetry of Death and Destruction: Jeremiah 4: 11-18

Jeremiah 4: 11-18  11 At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem: A hot wind comes from me out of the bare heights in the desert toward my poor people, not to winnow or cleanse- … Continue reading

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