Tag Archives: Violence

Deuteronomy 20: The Conduct of War

Deuteronomy 20 1 When you go out to war against your enemies, and see horses and chariots, an army larger than your own, you shall not be afraid of them; for the LORD your God is with you, who brought … 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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The Horror Conclude: Esther 9: 11-19

Esther 9:11-19                 11 That very day the number of those killed in the citadel of Susa was reported to the king. 12 The king said to Queen Esther, “In the citadel of Susa the Jews have killed five hundred … 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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Violence and the Bible

If you spend much time with scripture you have to come to some sense of resolution about how you will approach the question of violence within the Bible. If you are following what I am writing about Esther, we are … Continue reading

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