Sep 2015
Making Friends with Repentance

We have just passed the season of Repentance in the Biblical calendar which culminates in Yom Kippur. The Biblical Feast of Yom Kippur is preceded by 40 days of repentance, and involves sounding the shofar, fasting, doing no work and offering various sacrifices. We find a summary in Leviticus 16. This is to be a lasting ordinance for you: On the tenth day of the seventh month you must deny yourselves and not do any work—whether native-born or a foreigner residing among you because on this day atonement will be made for......

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