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Hazardous Pride - Powered by 4 - July 11

Thursday, July 11

Hazardous Pride

Today's reading: Judges 21:1-24

The consequences of the horrific abuse and killing of the Levite's concubine continue postwarfare (that ripple effect that I wrote about yesterday). As we arrive at Judges 21, almost the entire tribe of Benjamin has been killed in an awful battle between relatives—one that could have been avoided. And now damage control kicks in.

What do the conflict, warfare and postwarfare activity we see in Judges 20-21 reveal about the dangers of prideful thinking and actions and of being unwilling to confront sinful behavior? Tami

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