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Death in the pot - part 2

When we left Elisha and the sons of the prophets in part 1, they were eating from a great death-pot of bitter gourds. Yum yum. The salient points from this story included the error of one man causing all to go hungry, and the introduction of coarse grain to mitigate…

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Death in the pot - part 1

As sound bites go, "Man of God! There is death in the pot!" is not the likeliest of phrases to make it onto a motivational poster. But it is in this strange tale from the life of Elisha that we hear whispers of a greater story; one which wouldn't be…

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