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Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest, and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
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This year, Shavuot, also known as the Festival of Weeks, begins as the weekly Sabbath ended on Saturday evening at sunset yesterday.
Understanding this holiday from a Jewish perspective provides a fitting background to the celebration of Pentecost. 1,160 more words
It is Shavuot, when we as Jews celebrate receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai, when Our God shared with us It’s divine plan, the blueprint of the universe as received and conveyed by Moses, prophet to three major world religions. 861 more words