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October 2, 2006

Yom Kippur - from the Christian perspective

It is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. Yom Kippur, the "Day of the Atonement", is today a day of introspection, of fasting, prayer and the seeking of forgiveness. Before the destruction of the temple in 70 A.D. though, it was the day when the High Priest would enter the Holiest of Holy to bring the annual sacrifice and confess the sins of the people.

For the life of the flesh [is] in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it [is] the blood [that] maketh an atonement for the soul. - Leviticus 17:11

Additional reading: Yom Kippur - Day of Atonement; Chazak! The Secret of the Scarlet Thread

October 24, 2006

Massive shortage of Bibles and pens in Suame-Kumasi

What is it about Suame-Kumasi and the request for Christian/Catholic materials? If you ever hear from this crowd, I'd love to hear your story... I got my request over Skype from one Ofori Joshua who asked specifically for hard cover Bibles (KJV), pens and some clothes for the orphans. I walked out of the post office today after realizing that my package would cost $87 to send to Ghana. Thank you Lord. It would be very interesting to see if these are coming from a few persons, or if there a more organized group... what are they doing with all those rosaries, Bibles and pens?

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