PINCHAS (Numbers,25:10-30:1) — “God’s Apology”

…This is a very troubling passage.  It seems to imply that G-d made a mistake.  In His efforts to rectify His error, He becomes more and more entangled in His mistake.  In the end, in His frustration, He throws up His hands and says, “I give up!  I tried to make you happy, but I couldn’t satisfy you.  Forgive me… for I have sinned.”

IS THAT WHAT’S GOING ON HERE?!  Are we, G-d forbid, to understand that our Creator “blew it?”  Did the Master of the World fall asleep at the wheel?  What does this mean? … 

Read more.

Additional messages from previous years:

“A Covenant of Pieces” (2010) 

“Why Don’t You Just…um, uh… Speak Nicely?” (2007) 

“Mosquito Repellant”(2006)

“Righteous Indignation vs. Abortion Clinics”(2005) 

“The REST of the Story” (2003) 

 “King?…President?…or LEADER!” (2001)  

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