The Birth of Ichabod

Now his daughter-in-law, Phinehas’ wife, was with child, due to be delivered; and when she heard the news that the ark of God was captured, and that her father-in-law and her husband were dead, she bowed herself and gave birth, for her labor pains came upon her.  And about the time of her death the women who stood by her said to her, “Do not fear, for you have borne a son.” But she did not answer, nor did she regard it.  Then she named the child Ichabod, saying, “The glory has departed from Israel!” because the ark of God had been captured and because of her father-in-law and her husband.  And she said, “The glory has departed from Israel, for the ark of God has been captured.”
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The Unveiling of Leviathan

The Bible makes a few references to Leviathan as seen in Isaiah (Isa 27:1), the Psalms (Psa 104:25-26) and Job (Job 41). This character is alluded to in other passages such as Amos 9:3. Who and what is Leviathan and what can be learned as it relates to today? Leviathan, in one form, is described as a serpent who has masteries over the sea. His strength is based on his ability to be concealed and hidden. He is seldom stirred or provoked due to the absence of light that would unveil his tactics (Job 41:12-16). He is also defined as being king over all the children of pride. Can Leviathan be drawn out; can he be defeated?
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