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One Nation Under Who?

“One Nation Under God.” Are we? Our Constitution was written by men of God, bound together by the sufferings of their forefathers in Europe over the abuse of authority by so-called “men and women of God,” who ruled with self-righteousness, just like the Pharisees did during the times of Jesus—remembering that it was the so-called… Keep Reading

Handel’s Messiah: A Bird’s-eye View

Making of a Cultural Classic 277 years ago, a prodigious German composer resident in England and writing in Dublin wrote a work in two weeks’ white heat of inspiration Dublin which has gained something approaching immortality in the pantheon of Western Music.  The man was Georg Friedrich Händel, and the work was The Messiah. Year after year,… Keep Reading

Genesis 50: Joseph Reassures His Brothers; The Death of Joseph

1 Joseph threw himself on his father and wept over him and kissed him. 2 Then Joseph directed the physicians in his service to embalm his father Israel. So the physicians embalmed him, 3 taking a full forty days, for that was the time required for embalming. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.… Keep Reading

Genesis 48: Manasseh and Ephraim

Manasseh and Ephraim 1 Some time later Joseph was told, “Your father is ill.” So he took his two sons Manasseh and Ephraim along with him. 2 When Jacob was told, “Your son Joseph has come to you,” Israel rallied his strength and sat up on the bed. 3Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almighty appeared to… Keep Reading

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