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The cities chosen as Cities of Refuge were Kedesh of Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali; Shechem, in the hill country of Ephraim; and Kiriath-arba (also known as Hebron) in the hill country of Judah. 1,166 more words

More Jubilees

More thoughts on the book of Jubilees:

Ch. 5: Instead of God slaughtering all the pandas, kittens, hamsters, bunnies, and koala bears because He was mad at humans, in the Book of Jubilees, evryone is to blame. 127 more words

Bible

Grief Without a Label

In the span of a little over a year, three friends of mine on both sides of the Atlantic have mourned the death of their infants either just before birth or just after. 1,810 more words

General

When In Fear, Pray

Then Jacob prayed, “O God of my father Abraham, God of my father Isaac, Lord, you who said to me, ‘Go back to your country and your relatives, and I will make you prosper,’ I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. 240 more words

Devotion

Of Passover, Exile, and Deliverance

I just ran across this (alas, a few days late), but decided to go ahead and post it anyway. The irony, of course–Jews (Khazars actually for the most part) celebrating their “exodus” from slavery while Palestinians (whose numbers possibly include some of the… 984 more words

Commentary

Daily Bread, Daniel 6:1-15, "He prayed and gave thanks before his God"

When Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house (now his windows were open in his room toward Jerusalem) and he kneeled on his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did before. 2,730 more words

Daily Bread

How does the Gospel Fit with Story of the Old Testament?

In his book, The King Jesus GospelScot McKnight says that “one reason why so many Christians today don’t know the Old Testament is because their ‘gospel’ doesn’t even need it!”. 813 more words

Theology