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Mikveh: Washed in the Blood

John, the priest and prophet, stood at the Jordan River and called people to repentance. If they returned to God, cleansing was available. Last week the purification rite of mikveh was introduced. Becoming ritually clean could involve full immersion; or it may involve touching or sprinkling the same way God instructed the priests to sprinkle…
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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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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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