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Parasha: Korach

How to Split a Congregation

If you're looking for an efficient way to split a congregation or otherwise damage the kingdom of heaven, take a lesson from the story of Korah.

Korah had a gripe against Moses and Aaron. Like Moses and Aaron, Korah was a Levite. He resented Moses for appointing Aaron and his sons to the priesthood and making the rest of the Levites their servants. He felt that Moses was abusing his position of leadership and indulging in nepotism by favoring his brother Aaron. Korah insisted that all Levites should enjoy the privileges and rewards of the priesthood, and that the entire assembly of Israel was holy enough to serve in the Tabernacle.

Korah's attitude is common among Protestant b...

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