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Have you ever been shocked at the four-letter words in the Bible?  Sometimes they offend me more than the four-letter words I hear on the street, because they offend and upend my whole view of things. Scripture, for instance, has the gall to tell you to go and find yourself and then shows you just how to do it. I’m fascinated, at the moment, by the verse that the first century scribe Matthew records in his gospel, the words of the rabbi he followed for years before the bold teacher slipped away through the looking-glass at his ascension: Seek first the kingdom of...

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