Daily Archives: 16 Jun 2019

Bad Things Happen to the Critics of Prophets

Besides the well known story of the kids mauled by bears because those kids made fun of Elisha, there’s this little morality tale which drives home the point that the people of God are advised to respect the persons God … Continue reading

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20 Years for Giving Water to Migrants? A Religious Freedom Case of Little Interest to ‘Religious Freedom’ Industry

Originally posted on Our Lucha:
While the “religious freedom” industry is busy protecting discriminatory bakeries and pharmacists who refuse to do their job, a humanitarian faces a hefty prison sentence for providing food and water to migrants in the desert.…

Posted in Modern Culture

No Preacher in Washington is Micaiah, They’re All Zedekiah

1 Kings 22- For three years Aram and Israel continued without war. 2 But in the third year King Jehoshaphat of Judah came down to the king of Israel. 3 The king of Israel said to his servants, “Do you know that … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

It was not without reason that the ancient proverb so strongly recommended to man the knowledge of himself. For if it is deemed disgraceful to be ignorant of things pertaining to the business of life, much more disgraceful is self-ignorance, … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Sermons Inspire All

Because everyone should be included in everything.  Making people feel left out- well it’s just not our way anymore. In celebration of Father’s Day, the nation’s pastors reportedly spent the whole sermon praising fathers, single mothers, people who take care … Continue reading

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Prayer of the Day

Rise, Yahweh! God, raise your hand, do not forget the afflicted!  Why should the wicked spurn God, assuring himself you will never follow it up?  You have seen for yourself the trouble and vexation, you watch so as to take … Continue reading

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Fools

Teaching a fool is like gluing bits of pottery together — you are rousing someone who is besotted with sleep. You might as well talk to someone sound asleep; when you have finished the fool will say, ‘What’s up?’ Shed … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: What is Commentary?

BAJS conference programme now available! It is with much delight that we share with you the programme of the annual conference of the British Association of Jewish Studies. We hope to see all of you here at Oxford in July! … Continue reading

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Precious Memories of Dear old Dad

Dad used to cook for us every day: Here’s the only picture of dad I have- Miss ya, buddy.

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Happy ‘Toxic Masculinity Awareness Day’ to All the Toxic Males

In a special session called to order Friday, Congress voted unanimously to do a complete overhaul of Father’s Day, renaming the holiday “Toxic Masculinity Awareness Day” and redefining the day’s meaning to encourage citizens to heap shame and disgust on … Continue reading

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To One and All

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