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Living With the Unanswered Question

Lamentations is one of those books that is easily forgotten. In our Bibles it comes between Jeremiah and Ezekiel mostly because it was believed that Jeremiah wrote Lamentations. The book is full of distressing andContinue reading

Our Iniquity Falls on Him

It was another sunny day in the desert. An important official from Africa, the treasurer of Kandake of Ethiopia, had come to prostrate himself before YHWH God of Israel and was on his way toContinue reading

Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene cometh and telleth the disciples, “I have seen the Lord”; and that he had said these things unto her (John 20:18). She was a servant to the bitter end. Even after most ofContinue reading

Jerusalem the Woman

The Old Testament is filled with all sorts of evocative images and metaphors, but few are as gripping, comprehensive, telling, and as utterly inappropriate for a younger audience than the description of Jerusalem as womanContinue reading