It is a hard word; an unrelenting word; but a loving word that demands action not accommodation.
Stranger to Holiness Sheet Music by Steve Camp
Beloved, our Lord can never be glorified where sin is pacified; and He can never be exalted in praise where sin is entertained and practiced! That is what repentance is: an abrupt about- face in the face of sin. Metonoia is the Greek term and it means a complete change of mind — literally all we believe in regards to how we behave. Sin causes the whole church to suffer 1 Cor. How blessed is the man to whom the LORD does not impute iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no deceit!
For day and night Thy hand was heavy upon me; My vitality was drained away as with the fever heat of summer. Author: SJ Camp.
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Great Preaching A. John MacArthur Dr. Sproul Dr. But they had a rigid rule: so and so many people were allowed to immigrate from each country per year. The quota for Czechoslovakia was filled up for many years ahead.
Where else to turn, if the most democratic country in the world turned its back to people seeking freedom? Unable to emigrate to America, my step-grandmother was sent to several concentration camps—Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, Mauthausen. She survived, though her young husband did not.
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Ultimately, after the war, she was able to immigrate to Colombia before finally becoming a legal citizen of the United States more than a decade later. This tragic story of closed borders with eventual immigration is our Jewish story, too.
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And so are the stories of the Iranian Jews who immigrated here in the 70s and 80s. And so are the stories of Soviet Jews who immigrated in the s.
Hospitality: Keynote Address of His Holiness at the General Assembly of CEC – Novi Sad
And so are the stories of others who sought to immigrate to a new land, and the dream that it held. We learn that:. When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not wrong him. The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as one of your citizens; you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I the Lord am your God.
Leviticus Do these verses instructing us to be holy still apply?
- Including the Stranger!
- A City of Marble: The Rhetoric of Augustan Rome (Studies in Rhetoric/Communication).
- Including the Stranger - InterVarsity Press?
- "The opposite of homosexuality isn’t heterosexuality. It’s holiness." - Slog - The Stranger;
- "The opposite of homosexuality isn’t heterosexuality. It’s holiness.".
And, are we doing what we should to treat the stranger who resides with us with decency? Do we treat human beings who have emigrated from one country to another with dignity and with respect? Or with indifference, suspicion, or contempt?
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Let us especially consider the experiences of LGBT couples who are bi-national. Around us, there are opportunities to consider what it means to be holy and sacred in our interactions with immigrants—as Jews, as members of the Reform movement and as Californians. May we each work to identify ways that we can uplift and dignify their experiences as precious threads in the fabric of our community.