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In the Beginning

Trespasses Listen to audio  While we are in the flesh, though we are new creatures in development, we are subject to mistakes. Sometimes these are simple slips, but sometimes they are trespasses that are more concerning. If we care about circumspection in our walk and introspection about our conduct, then we will have occasion to consider the trespasses of ourselves, and sometimes others that we observe. In the laws of Leviticus, there were three basic offerings: Burnt offerings, Peace offerings, and Sin []

The Last Day

Beginning the Memorial “Go into the city to such a man, and say … The Master saith, My time is at hand; I will keep the Passover … with my disciples. And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and … when the even was come, he sat down with the twelve” (Matthew 26:18-20). Listen to audio  We come to the last day of our Lord’s life, Nisan 14, the day he would be raised on Calvary’s cross for our sins. []

The Great Multitude

The Virgins, Her Companions “After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands, (10) and crying out with a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!” (Revelation 7:9,10. All scriptures from New King James unless noted otherwise). by Nicholas Charcharos Listen []

Mercy

The Unstrained Quality “He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy” (Proverbs 28:13). Adapted from a discourse by Br. Michael Nekora Mercy is “kindness in excess of what may be expected or demanded by fairness; forbearance and compassion” (Webster’s New World Dictionary). “Kindness” is Strong’s definition for two Hebrew words usually translated mercy. He defines the Hebrew word used in Proverbs and the usual Greek words in the New Testament as “compassion.” Listen to []

News and Views

Religious Listen to audio  Deborah Lipstadt, professor of history at Emory University and author of numerous books on the Holocaust, assessed the results of a poll of more than 7,000 Europeans in seven nations conducted on behalf of CNN. The survey showed that more than 25% of those surveyed from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Austria, and Sweden believed that Jews had too much influence in business and that nearly one in four believed that Jews had too much influence []