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I will give this people favour in the sight of the Egyptians, and it shall be, when you go, that you shall not go empty-handed. But every woman shall ask of her neighbour, namely, of her who dwells near her house, articles of silver, articles of gold, and clothing; and you shall put them on your sons and on your daughters. So you shall plunder the Egyptians.
- Exodus 3:21-22; 12:35-36
This gold and silver was used to build the arc of the covenant. ( using secular or other beliefs to reach the Gospel.
Loving people where they are.
Judith: A Perfect Circle
A cry of pain and confusion
During an interview on A Perfect Circle's officially released Interview Disc, guitarist Billy Howerdel noted that "Judith" was "a truly unique song, in that it was done from start to finish in just one sitting". According to Howerdel, he had parts of Judith already completed prior to meeting vocalist Maynard James Keenan. After Keenan joined, the song became heavier, and is one of the heaviest on Mer de Noms. Lyrically "Judith" treads ground similar to Tool songs like "Eulogy" and "Sober", with anti-religious lyrics like "F##k your God", the only expletive on Mer de Nom
Someones first honest prayer ( lots of F-bombs )
“Ill Mind of Hopsin 7” takes place in an abandoned desert, where Hopsin bares the blazing sun and stares into the big open sky in search of a sign from a higher power. “The video shows me reaching out to God because I want a reaction,” says the Funk Volume co-founder. “I kind of talk myself out of believing in God. Not that he doesn’t exist, but I go through an emotional roller coaster so sometimes I’m yelling, but I’m not disrespecting God – it’s that I want to get a reaction from him.”