Just count your blessings he's out of the running and now you're a slam-dunk to become Sheriff David Dean.
"I suppose you consider that one of life's little blessings," Dean answered with a smile.
Count your blessings, Dean thought.
The Jews would have thought that He had returned to Sinai, the holy mountain; and that they were deprived of the temporal blessings which were the gifts of a God who literally dwelt in the midst of his people."
Wishings, blessings, cursings, oaths, vows, exorcisms, and so on, are uttered aloud, doubtless partly that they may be heard by the human parties to the rite, but likewise in many cases that they may be heard, or at least overheard, by a consentient deity, perhaps represented visibly by an idol or other cult-object.
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