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Build the Wall!

The merciless sun of Palestine beats down; weariness past groaning; sweat, fouled bodies; thirst; heads pounding with fatigue, hunger, tension; the chalk dry taste of unslackening fear; desperately aching muscles; sword clumsy in one hand, tools or lift ropes cumbersome in the other as the heavy stones are inched into place-slowly, so exasperatingly slowly.  The […]

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Esther 1:1-2:4

LESSON I. Authenticity and Historical Setting of the Book. (Esther 1:1, 2) The Book of Esther, which the Board has chosen for discussion in our societies this season, is unique among the books of the Bible. It is unique in that it alone fails to mention the name of God even once. It is likewise […]

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