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Nitzavim - I Swear!

The Land of Israel is in sight and the nation is about to enter and conquer it.  Moses and the people know this mean that Moses must die very soon. 1,425 more words


How'bout Some Truth And Consequence For Politicians?

Politicians are known for fabricating and exaggerating the truth — let’s just call it what it is, lying. On some occasion it might be necessary to protect truly top-secret information.  708 more words


'So help me God' restored as mandatory part of Air Force oath

A carved copy of the Honors Oath at the Air Force Academy, without the phrase “So help me God.” That phrase is once again causing controversy for the Air Force. 117 more words



Read Matthew 5:1 – 48

How are you blessed? Does your blessing change the world? How did you love your enemies today?

Reading |  Jesus saw the crowds and went up to a mountain  (v. 119 more words

The end of oaths?

The 1723 oaths to George I are the last example of the tendering of a test of loyalty en masse in early modern England. In the introduction to the finding list, I pondered why this practice ended in the early eighteenth century. 481 more words

Unnecessary Honey & Oaths

24 And the men of Israel had been hard pressed that day, so Saul had laid an oath on the people, saying, “Cursed be the man who eats food until it is evening and I am avenged on my enemies.” So none of the people had tasted food. 997 more words

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