Month: June 2020

George Floyd

“They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to false gods, shedding innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, sacrificing them to the idols of Canaan, and the land was desecrated by their blood. They defiled themselves by what they did; by their deeds they prostituted themselves.” Psalm 106: 37-39 On May 25, 2020,…

Breonna Taylor

“Do not shed innocent blood in the land which YHWH, your God, is giving you as an inheritance, lest the blood guilt be upon all of you” Deuteronomy 19:10 On March 12, 2020, Breonna Taylor, an ER Tech and former EMT, went sleep in her bed next to her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, in Louisville, Kentucky.…

Ahmaud Arbery

“Their feet run to evil, They are quick to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are thoughts of sin Their highways are devastation and destruction.” Isaiah 59:7 On February 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery put on some workout clothes, and went for a run in Glynn County Georgia. According to those close to him, this was not…

Why is this different?

“But your eyes and your heart are intent solely upon your own dishonest gain and on the shedding of innocent blood and on oppressing and extortion.” -Jeremiah 22:17 To start, we need to see why this time at least feels different. It’s still too early to see if the current protests will result in any…

Blood on our hands

An earlier version of this pay was mistakenly published early Then YHWH said to Cain “Where is your brother Abel?” “I don’t know” answered Cain, “Does my brother, the keeper of sheep, need a keeper?” YHWH replied, “What have you done? Can’t you hear it? Your brother’s blood is screaming out to me from the…