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Congregational Church Cornerstone

Litchfield’s Congregational Church has been called “the most photographed church in New England.” It’s Greek Revival design and the simplicity of its black shutters and white paint seemingly epitomize colonial architecture. 394 more words

History

Sarah the mother of Isaac (Genesis 21:1-7)

Sarah, the wife of Abraham, is an important figure in Jewish history. Her story is told in the book of Genesis. Through her son Isaac, she and her husband were the original ancestors of the nation of Israel, as well as its later kings. 450 more words

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Judas betrays Christ (Matthew 27:3-10)

Judas Iscariot needs little introduction. He is infamous, in both art and popular culture, as the villain who betrayed Christ with a kiss. He was one of the Twelve Apostles called by Christ to work closely with him in his mission. 512 more words

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The Song of Judith (Judith 15:14-16:17)

The Song of Judith is a thanksgiving hymn that tells the story of one woman’s courage in the face of the enemy. It forms most of the last chapter of the Old Testament… 369 more words

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The Early Life of Moses (Exodus 1:1-2:25)

After the death of Joseph, the descendants of Jacob – the Hebrews – grew in number in the land of Egypt. But the time came when a new Pharaoh began to rule Egypt, one who had not known Joseph. 416 more words

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The Prayer of Habakkuk (Habakkuk 3:1-15)

The Prayer of Habakkuk is a song that describes a grand vision of God, shining forth in glory upon a mountain. It refers back to the events of the Exodus – and points forward to the coming of the Messiah. 370 more words

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Queen Esther protects the Jews (Esther 8:1-8)

The book of Esther tells the story of how Esther, the queen of Persia, bravely saved her fellow-Jews from certain death. It’s a tense political drama with a young woman as its central character. 593 more words

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