The Sacrifice of Seven Sons

The Sacrifice of Seven Sons

Leviticus 20:1-2The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 2 Say further to the people of Israel: Any of the people of Israel, or of the aliens who reside in Israel, who give any of their offspring to Molech shall be put to death; the people of the land shall stone them to...
Surprised by Jesus

Surprised by Jesus

The thing about following Jesus is that, if you are paying attention, you will see that he is full of surprises. He is constantly misbehaving, bending rules and generally doing things as he sees fit. Sabbath Flexing You don’t have to read very far into the...
Leviticus 10 and the Overly Worried Church

Leviticus 10 and the Overly Worried Church

I was once asked a question regarding the Lord’s Supper. The question was in regards to what the church’s (churches of Christ) rules or guidelines were in regards to who can and cannot partake. The congregation I am a part of has never, in my time here,...
Letting Leviticus 10 Shape our Hermeneutics

Letting Leviticus 10 Shape our Hermeneutics

If we believe, as Paul did, that all Scripture is God-breathed, then the very way we read our Bibles and understand our sacred texts should be shaped by the text itself. I am not here speaking about “context, context, CONTEXT!!!”. The more I read my Bible,...