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Washington D.C. archbishop denounces Trump visit to Catholic shrine as “reprehensible”.

A day after President Donald Trump drew outrage for posing in front of Washington DC's St. John's Episcopal Church holding a Bible, the Trumps posed for photos in front of a statue of Saint Pope John Paul II outside the Saint John Paul II National Shrine, a place of prayer for…
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Matthew

A mother requests the impossible as Jesus reveals the Father’s wishes supersede his own (Matthew 20:20 – 20:28).

The mother of Zebedee’s sons (the disciples James and John) came to Jesus, knelt down, and asked a favor of him. “What is it you want?” Jesus asked. “Grant that one of my two sons may sit at your right side and the other at your left side in your…
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Ancient Texts

Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Yomah – Regulations concerning the remaining services of the high priest on this day in the times of the First and Second Temples.

p. 69 CHAPTER V. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE REMAINING SERVICES OF THE HIGH-PRIEST ON THIS DAY IN THE TIMES OF THE FIRST AND SECOND TEMPLES. MISHNA: They brought to him a spoon and censer: he took two handfuls and filled the spoon with it. If he had a large hand, it…
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Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Yomah – Regulations concerning the two goats on the Day of Atonement, how they were slaughtered, send away, etc.

p. 58 CHAPTER IV. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE TWO GOATS OF THE DAY OF ATONEMENT: HOW THEY WERE SLAUGHTERED, SENT AWAY, ETC. MISHNA: He shook the box, and took out two lots. On one is written, "to Jehovah"; on the other is written, "to Azazel." The Segan is at his right,…
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Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Yomah – Regulations concerning the time of slaughtering the daily offering, the entering of a layman into the court of the Temple…

p. 40 CHAPTER III. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE TIME OF SLAUGHTERING THE DAILY OFFERING, THE ENTERING OF A LAYMAN INTO THE COURT OF THE TEMPLE, AND THE ORDER OF THE HIGH-PRIEST'S SERVICE ON THE DAY OF ATONEMENT. MISHNA: The Superintendent used to say to them: Go out and see whether the…
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Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Yomah – Concerning the lots the priests drew, what priests should go to the altar, and how many priests were needed for each sacrifice.

p. 30 CHAPTER II. CONCERNING THE LOTS THE PRIESTS DREW, WHAT PRIESTS SHOULD GO TO THE ALTAR, AND HOW MANY PRIESTS WERE NEEDED FOR EACH SACRIFICE. MISHNA: Formerly, whoever desired to clear the altar of the ashes did so. When there were many of them (priests), they ran on the…
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Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Yomah – Concerning the high-priest’s preparations for the service of the Day of Atonement.

p. 1 TRACT YOMAH (DAY OF ATONEMENT). CHAPTER I. CONCERNING THE HIGH-PRIEST'S PREPARATIONS FOR THE SERVICE OF THE DAY OF ATONEMENT (WHEN THE TEMPLE WAS IN EXISTENCE). MISHNA: Seven days before the Day of Atonement the high-priest is to be removed from his house to the Palhedrin Chamber (), and…
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Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Yomah – Synopsis

p. xi CONTENTS. PAGE DEDICATION, v EXPRESSION OF THANKS, vii INTRODUCTION, xiii SYNOPSIS OF SUBJECTS OF VOLUME YOMAH, xvii CHAPTER I. CONCERNING THE HIGH-PRIEST'S PREPARATIONS FOR THE SERVICE OF THE DAY OF ATONEMENT (WHEN 1 THE TEMPLE WAS IN EXISTENCE), CHAPTER II. CONCERNING THE LOTS THE PRIESTS DREW, WHAT PRIESTS…
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Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Pesachim – Regulations concerning the meal on the eve of Passover and the four cups of wine to be drunk with the meal.

p. 210 CHAPTER X. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE MEAL ON THE EVE OF PASSOVER AND THE FOUR CUPS OF WINE TO BE DRUNK WITH THE MEAL. MISHNA: On the eve of any Passover it is not lawful for a person to eat anything from the time of Min'hah (afternoon prayer) until…
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Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Pesachim – Regulations concerning the Second Passover, the Passover at the exodus from Egypt, concerning cases where the Paschal sacrifice had become mixed.

p. 191 CHAPTER IX REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE SECOND PASSOVER--THE PASSOVER AT THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT--CONCERNING CASES WHERE THE PASCHAL SACRIFICE HAD BECOME MIXED. MISHNA: Persons who, in consequence of being (ritually) unclean or on a distant journey, did not observe the first Passover, must observe the second. Also such as…
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