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“And Abimelek, the son of Jeruba’al, went to Shekem, to the brothers of his mother. And he said to them and to the whole clan of the house of his father and mother, saying, ‘Please speak into the ears of all the leaders of Shekem, ‘Which is better for you to rule over you? Seventy… Read More

The Bramble (Judges 9:14)

“Then all of the trees said to the bramble, ‘You come and reign over us.’” (Judges 9:14)   And this is where you end up if you try and organize life in accordance with your own desires and not in accordance to God’s will.  You end up with a good-for-nothing, thorny bramble as your king. … Read More