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A parable in Judges 9 about picking poor political leaders, as seen in photos from political protests in Lebanon following a deadly explosion in Beirut that killed more than 150 people.

References to the beauty and glory of Lebanon appear throughout the Old Testament. And in Jeremiah 22, the weeping prophet urges Jerusalem to cry for the destruction of Lebanon — a passage today seen through photos of the August 4, 2020 explosion in Beirut.

Three biblical passages about the bones of Joseph (Genesis 50:24-25, Exodus 13:18-19, Joshua 24:31-32), as seen in photos from a recent service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City to bless the ashes of Mexicans who died from COVID-19 before the ashes were repatriated to Mexico.

Deuteronomy 12:2-4, as seen in photos and videos over the past couple weeks of the defacing and removal of Confederate monuments in the United States and slave trader statues in the United Kingdom.

Daniel 5:1-9, as seen in photos of protests on June 1 as President Donald Trump ordered peaceful protesters removed by teargas so he could stage a photo op in front of a nearby church.

James 5:4-6, as seen in photos of protests across the U.S. following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25.