"O L-RD, Who are my power and my strength and my refuge in the day of trouble, to You nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, 'Only lies have our fathers handed down to us, emptiness in which there is nothing of any avail! Can a man make gods for himself, and they are no gods? 'Therefore, behold I let them know; at this time I will let them know My power and My might, and they shall know that My Name is the L-RD".
Jeremiah 16:19-21

March 2013

Easter the Pagan Goddess …

March 30, 2013

Eosturmonath has a name which is now translated “Paschal month”, and which was once called after a goddess of theirs named Eostre, Saint Bede the Venerable. Strange how the name of the most important festival of the Christian calendar refers to a pagan goddess, but that is how pagan Easter origin is. The word Easter […]

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The Pagan Roots of Easter …

March 26, 2013

By Heather McDougall Hot cross buns: pagan symbols? Easter is a pagan festival. If Easter isn’t really about Jesus, then what is it about? Today, we see a secular culture celebrating the spring equinox, whilst religious culture celebrates the resurrection. However, early Christianity made a pragmatic acceptance of ancient pagan practises, most of which we […]

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Passover and Sacrifice …

March 20, 2013

Passover (פסח) and Sacrifice (קרבן) ©By Menashe Walsh Picture the communal scene, a ‘Rabbi’ wrapped in Tallit[1] sat at a table demonstrates the story of the Passover using the traditional rabbinic visual aids of the Seder Plate, Wine and Matzos. Everybody sat at table with their Haggadas[2] following along listening to the story of the […]

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Human Sacrifice?

March 20, 2013

Human Sacrifice ©Menashe Dovid The blood, welts, cuts and drizzling spit from his hair and beard, just how graphic can it get? Up until recently pretty ghastly when one considers the many films on the subject but Mel Gibson’s ‘The Passion of the Christ’ eclipses them all! Where could such a spectacle have come from? […]

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