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Leviathan – The Rev. Shannon Preston – Communion Café

“…Leviathan was the epitome of fearsome sea monsters for many Hebrews but in our psalm today, the Leviathan is described as one God created for the “sport” of the sea…in other translations, to play. God created this one to play in the waters he has set on earth. It’s a rather different take on this fearsome beast. To me it’s a bit like making a picture of a Leviathan too scary to show in church look like this: (show slide). The one so scary becomes a pool side playmate, another pal invite over for burgers at the beach…”