Tag Archives: jewish culture

Dust from His feet

Yosie, the son of Yoezer from Zeredah, said: “Let your house be a meeting place for the wise; cover yourself with the dust of their feet, and drink in their words with thirst.” The idea of being covered with someone’s dust has many implications. It reveals a close proximity and suggests following closely; or sitting…
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The Mezuzah

Have you ever seen the mezuzahs that hang on the doors of our Jewish friends? Mezuzah means doorframe or doorpost, so in actuality you hang a mezuzah on a mezuzah. God commanded in Deuteronomy 6 that the law He was giving should be with them always. They were to talk about it to their children,…
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Check It Out

The enhanced website is here! This new format is much more friendly – for both mobile devices and tablets as well as for enhanced conversation. Whether you engage on the website or through social media, you’ll find a conversation to jump into. Or, start a new one as we strengthen the community of Christ with a…
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Keeping ties

The Eastern culture embracing symbols and pictures has lasted from Biblical times even to today. There is a high value on remembering, so they are surrounded with tokens, photos, even habits, to be reminders. We see this practice in the Bible as God told the Jews to wear tassels so they don’t forget to keep…
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