Posts Categorized: Meaning of Religious Symbols

JUDAH AND TAMAR

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TweetShare After Joseph was sold into slavery, and prior to his being sold to Potiphar, Genesis interrupts the story of Joseph and inserts this interesting, and seemingly-out-of-place, interlude about Judah. Judah had gotten married and had three sons: Er, Onan, and Shelah. When Er came of age, Judah found him a wife, a woman named…
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BLESSED ARE THE POOR IN SPIRIT, FOR THEIRS IS THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN

Posted by & filed under Beatitudes, blessed are the poor in spirit, Esoteric, Esoteric Christianity, Is there a God, Meaning of Religious Symbols, what does Bible mean.

TweetShare To be ‘poor in spirit’ means to be finally ‘empty’ of absurd illusions, to have achieved a Socrates-like humility and to recognize that we know nothing – for only God is wise. The ‘poor in spirit’ acknowledge their spiritual neediness.  Such people are ‘blessed’ because there is room now for Christ to enter their…
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BURIED TREASURE

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TweetShare The dream of buried treasure has always fascinated the human mind: the lost treasure of the Pharaohs, buried in Egyptian tombs; the jewel-filled treasure chests of pirates, buried on Caribbean Islands; the incalculable treasure of Solomon’s Temple, discovered by the Knights Templar and hidden once again by the Freemasons. In an age of science,…
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THE CHANUKAH STORY, PART 1: THE REIGN OF TERROR

Posted by & filed under Antiochus, Biblical History, Chanukah, Chanukah Story, Hanukkah, Judah Maccabee, Meaning of Religious Symbols, Menorah, Palestine, Temple in Jerusalem.

Tweet Share After the death of Alexander the Great, his three generals divvied up his Empire. The Greek city-states went to Antigonus. The northern region from Persia through Babylonia and Assyria was taken by Seleucis. The southern region, including Egypt and Palestine, was taken by Ptolemy. For 125 years, the Ptolemies (i.e., Ptolemy I, Ptolemy…
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