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Taste and See: Christ's Sacrifice, our sacrifice

The Prayer over the Offerings we heard on Sunday evokes the worship of the Old Testament as we participate in the worship of the new covenant. 364 more words

The Gift Of Giving

Then again she became with child and gave birth to Abel, his brother. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a farmer. And after a time, Cain gave to the Lord an offering of the fruits of the earth. 179 more words

Manna For Living

Irrsinn in Nahost

Dirk Löhr

Die Hamas entführt drei israelische Youngsters und tötet sie. Israelische Siedler ermorden aus Revanche einen unschuldigen palästinensischen Jugendlichen. Die Hamas terrorisiert – wie auch schon in den Jahren zuvor – die israelische Bevölkerung aus dem Gazastreifen heraus mit Raketenangriffen, und missbraucht dabei ihre eigene Bevölkerung als menschliche Schutzschilder. 698 more words


East of Eden (Mattot)

Note: This week’s article is based largely on R. Nathaniel Helfgot’s analysis of Numbers 32 in Mikra and Meaning: Studies in Bible and its Interpretation… 1,537 more words

What's Pshat

The Bible in GIFS: Genesis 4

Now Adam knew his wife Eve, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have produced a man with the help of the Lord.” Next she bore his brother Abel. 352 more words

Gif Bible


After a harrowing journey through the world as told by Muslims, Matsiguenkas and Vodouisants, it’s probably time to take a break and relax in the soft, familiar glow of the so-called “Judeo-Christian tradition,” where people tell each other comfortable stories of a benevolent God watching over us all, loving and chiding persons and society at large upwards into spiritual and material prosperity. 3,100 more words