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Our Daily Bread Meditation for April 5, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Friday, April 6, 2012, In : Our Lady's Promise 

Holy Thursday

They shall eat its roasted flesh. (Exodus 12:8)

Have you ever wondered why the Israelites had to eat the meat from the Passover lamb they had sacri­ficed? They had already painted the blood of this lamb on their doorposts and lintels. They had already waited breathlessly for the angel of death to pass over them. And it worked. The blood kept them safe and saved them from bondage! So why did they have to take the next step and eat the lamb? Was it just a ceremonial p...

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Scripture Reading: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20

Posted by Site Webmaster on Monday, February 13, 2012, In : Our Lady's Promise 
THOUGHT: Courage is fear that has said its prayers.  
–Dorothy Bernard.  
Clarence Jordan tells of the day he approached his brother, Robert, an attorney, later a state senator and justice for the Georgia Supreme Court, and asked him as a fellow church member to join the cause of racial understanding.  “Clarence, I can’t do that. You know my political aspirations. Why, if I got involved, I might lose my job, my house, everything I’ve got.”  Clarence replied, “We might lose everythi...
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Posted by Site Webmaster on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, In : Catholic Bible Study 
The book of Exodus is not primarily about the Exodus. The plagues and the departure from Egypt are only an introduction to the book's final sixteen chapters, which deal with the Dwelling of God and its furnishings. This emphasis on the dwelling was an Israelite way of saying that the worship of God is the essence and goal of life. We are freed from Egypt's slavery and freed for worship at God's throne in Spirit and in truth (Jn 4:24). ...
Key word    DWELLING (tabernacle)

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