Dr. John Inscore Essick, associate professor of church history at BSK, recently wrote an article for Baptist News Global entitled, “It’s hard to quit Herod, but we must worship another.” Dr. Inscore Essick writes,
“Herod wants it all to run through him, and when it doesn’t — well, he’ll rant and rampage and flail and destroy and blame anything and anyone. For Herod is sensitive, mind you, extremely sensitive. He’s threatened by anyone who looks remotely threatening, whether that person be a baby born to poor parents in Bethlehem, an unarmed George Floyd begging to breathe to his last breath on a street in Minneapolis, or a broken and deeply confused Air Force veteran like unarmed Ashli Babbitt, who took her last breath on the floor of the Capitol building.”
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