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Exegetical Exercise (Jeremiah 1, 4-10)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, July 16, is Jeremiah 1:4-10, “the call of Jeremiah.” Here is the NRSV’s text, starting from Jeremiah 1:1, followed by my exegetical notes: The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, of the priests who … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Judges 6:11-18)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, June 11, is Judges 6:11-18, in which Gideon receives his call or commission from God. Here are my notes on this text: First impressions: This narrative in particular seems very incomplete without its background … Continue reading

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