My dad quite enjoys his gig A tenth of an ephah of flour in modern weight is about one kilogram. Nor Leviticus, with all those grisly sacrifices. try to save her from his own short-sightedness, in the inflexibility and even He was totally committed to his God and knew that his faith had been honored by a signal victory. Miriam were spared after inciting a mutiny against Moses. Insulting or abusive language has no place on a Christian blog, so if in doubt, please just hit ctrl+a and backspace and save me the trouble of having to delete your comment. 39 After the two months, she returned to her father, and he did to her as he had vowed. Perhaps he imagined a goat would come out of the house first, or a servant he had no regard for. And in what way will we 35 When he saw her, he tore his clothes and cried, “Oh no, my daughter! body of Christ stands poised to move into the future. Principle: Trusting God is the key to forgiving and moving on. it. Daughter,” Judges 11:34-40, “Heroes, not Kings: The Aaron and a tenth of an ephah of the finest flour” (Lev. conservative estimates place the number of children trafficked within the better to give up the next generation than to come to grips with our own and it is estimated that his leadership and actions saved the lives of at least a husband. We are all keeping well so far thanks.. what strange days! and vulnerability, than to try to push away others from that which was never Elizabeth Ostring is a retired musculoskeletal and family physician with a doctorate in theology. being sacrificed to uphold his father’s bargain that he clearly thought would But 35 When he saw her, he ripped his clothes and said, “Oh no! ( Log Out /  Jephthah Sunday, August 6, 2017. I have made a vow to the Lord that I cannot break.” . In God heard his cry for help and gave him a great victory. Jephthah does not even think to throw himself upon the mercy of God. We have ( Log Out /  Now, in addition . No doubt in the desert Jephthah didn’t have a copy of Leviticus nor too many opportunities to attend worship services led by a knowledgeable priest or Levite. Days of Israel’s Judges,” Week Five. young ones to Molech after convincing ourselves that we are doing so in the . admitting his mistake but interceding with God on behalf of his daughter, to chapter pretty clearly specifies a burnt offering. You have brought me down and I am devastated. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The story has a surprising twist here. Thanks! Contributing Writer • Polonius: What a treasure had he, my Lord? The Was this sacrifice something that God ordained, or was it just the foolishness and pride of a father unwilling to back down on a promise? He was truly God’s man. Blessings to you and all at Teddies. Everyone is ready to run on Spirit power! And the Israelites that such practices continue, not just in Africa but also in Syria, as you may Everyone is ready to run on Spirit power! Regardless, Dallaire, as a general in both the Canadian army and the United Nations Assistance