Tag Archives: Leviticus

Divination and the Donkey

This week we took a look at Numbers 22-25 where King Balak of Moab feels so threatened by the Israelites that he brings in a prominent divination specialist, Balaam, to stack the deck in his favor.  Of course, the grown … Continue reading

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Jubilee? Not Quite Yet

I want a Year of Jubilee!  Outlined at the end of Leviticus, every fifty years extraordinary things happened.  Specifically, property was returned to original owners, debt was forgiven, and slaves were liberated.  This was a systematic way for the new … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Scapegoat?

Where did the term “scapegoat” come from?  I know the definition; one who is unfairly blamed and takes the heat.  Beatle fans blame Yoko Ono for the breakup of John, Paul, George and Ringo, Red Sox fans blame Bill Buckner … Continue reading

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Hozier Gets My Vote

Hozier’s breakthrough song Take Me to Church was nominated for Grammy Award 2015 Song of the Year.  Born on Saint Patrick’s Day, this twenty-four year old Irish singer songwriter is using his God given talent to send a message and … Continue reading

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Who Am I To Judge?

To judge is to be egocentric.  There it is; I said it.  I returned to class last Wednesday after a long break and was eager to get back into what I am now calling, for the benefit of my friends … Continue reading

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