Esther 5-6 – The Tale Turns

5:1-8 – Esther’s Request.  After three days of fasting (by both the Jews of Susa and Esther and her entourage), Esther determined it…

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Ezekiel 17-18 – Taking Responsibility

17:1-2 – What do “allegory” (Heb. hida “riddle”) and “parable” (Heb.  mashal “proverb”) suggest for reading what follows? 17:3-4 – What effect should…

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When God Throws Poo

Last week during my devotional reading I came across this statement in Nahum: Behold, I am against you, declares the LORD of hosts,…

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