Leave your Mark as a Faithful Servant (Contemporary)
May 8, 2022
Purpose: Your influence can have actions beyond your time.
Whatever the case, Huldah’s story is notable in the biblical tradition in that her prophetic words of judgment are centered on a written document: she authorizes what will become the core of Scripture for Judaism and Christianity. Her validation of a text thus stands as the first recognizable act in the long process of canon formation. Huldah authenticates a document as being God’s word, thereby affording it the sanctity required for establishing a text as authoritative, or canonical.