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Job

by Rev. Antony W. Ball Job is my, perhaps surprising, choice as a ‘Biblical Hero’ – but he does seem to me to satisfy the heroic criteria listed in the first article of this series. Apart from in the book which bears his name, he’s mentioned only twice in the OT (Ezek 14:14,20), where there […]

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St. Mathias

By Rev. Antony W. Ball They drew lots and the lot fell on Matthias,who was then assigned a place among the twelve apostles. Acts i 26, NEB I’ve never “done the lottery” – not because of any high-principled objection to gambling (I’ve occasionally taken part in raffles) but because I’m too ‘careful’ with money (mean?) […]

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