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Barley

Ruth 2:14 “At mealtime Boaz said to [Ruth], ‘Come over here.  Have some bread and dip it in the wine vinegar.’  When she sat down with the harvesters, he offered her some roasted grain.  She ate all she wanted and … Continue reading

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Advocate

Job 42:7-9 “After the Lord had said these things to Job, he said to Eliphaz the Temanite, ‘I am angry with you and your two friends, because you have not spoken of me what is right, as my servant Job … Continue reading

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Anointed

Exodus 30:22a, 30-31, 32b “Then the Lord said to Moses, ‘…Anoint Aaron and his sons and consecrate them so they may serve me as priests.  Say to the Israelites, ‘This is to be my sacred anointing oil for the generations … Continue reading

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Friend

1 Samuel 18:1, 3-4 “After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself…And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.  Jonathan took off the … Continue reading

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Sceptre

Esther 4:12-16, 5:1-2 “When Esther’s words were reported back to Mordecai, he sent back this answer:  ‘Do not think that because you are in the king’s house you alone of all the Jews will escape.  For if you remain silent … Continue reading

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Letter

Psalm 40:7-8 “Then I said, ‘Here I am, I have come—it is written about me in the scroll.  I desire to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart.” 2 Corinthians 3:2-3 “You yourselves are our … Continue reading

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Ransom

Hosea 3:1-2 “The Lord said to me, ‘Go, show your love to your wife again, though she is loved by another and is an adulteress.  Love her as the Lord loves the Israelites, though they turn to other gods…’  So … Continue reading

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