Tag Archive: Judges

Mar 16

If you have privilege, there are two ways to use it… one is not helpful

The reality of privilege Before Jacob died he called his sons together and gave them his blessings and spoke about their futures. Ruben was the first born.  He slept with his father’s concubine and lost preeminence. He would not lead. Simeon and Levi were the next oldest. They had deceptively killed a Canaanite town in …

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Jun 06

Habakkuk 3- The Just Shall Live By Faith- Habakkuk’s Psalm

Habakkuk’s Psalm Chapter three of Habakkuk is a psalm. In the last verse of the book he wrote “to the choirmaster with MY stringed instruments.” (Habakkuk 3:19, my emphasis. The possessive is not translated in some translations.) Habakkuk was probably a leader among the Levitical musicians. This psalm answers the question of chapter one. The …

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Apr 23

How to be a living sacrifice.

Animals and sacrifices I spent the first eleven years of my life in New York City, in the Bronx. I went to high school in its northern suburbs. There were very few animals in my childhood. There is an old picture in an album of me feeding a lamb with a baby bottle at the …

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