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Yitro & Psalms 29, 82, & 97: Greater Than Other Gods

(One of a series of posts comparing ideas in the book of Exodus/Shemot with related ideas in the book of Psalms.)

The Song of the Sea, in last week’s Torah portion, includes the verse: 1,458 more words


Bowing to Baal

Bowing to Baal

Recently, I was reading in 1 Kings about the prophet Elijah who challenged the prophets of Baal, the Canaanite god who was responsible for rain, thunder, lightning, and dew. 926 more words


God's there for you today

Sometimes devoted Catholics get discouraged. A proliferation of apathy toward religion seems to have taken hold in the world. We feel that Christianity is waning and will soon simply fade away. 465 more words


2 Kings

Why does God care so much if people worship him? If God loves his creation, why does he punish some for no reason other than the disbelief of another? 1,250 more words


Foreign gods in a Holy Nation

Jeremiah 19:5
5 “They have built also the high places of Baal, to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings unto Baal, which I commanded not, nor spake it, neither came it into my mind… 537 more words

YHWH vs BAAL: Should God Be an "Option"?

Last week I mentioned in a sermon how that I believed the different baals were actually one god, not multiple deities. Because my statement sounded controversial, I thought it might be good to repost something from a while back.

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yaar k naam

موروں جیسی چال
ریشم جیسے بال
پھولوں جیسے گال
کچھ ہیں لب بھی لال
اس کے وہ خدوخال
ہاتھوں میں رومال
اوڑھے ہوئے ہے شال
کچھ یوں پھینکا جال
تھی ظالم کی چال
ہنس کے پوچھا حال
تب سے ہم بے حال
اب اس کا ہی خیال
لو اک اور جنجال