• The Curious Tale of the Half Shekel of the Sanctuary

    The Curious Tale of the Half Shekel of the Sanctuary

    The half-shekel of the sanctuary was a significant coin in the Jewish religion. According to Exodus 30:11-16, a half-shekel was to be given by everyone numbered in the congregation. This contribution became known as the […]

    / Miscellaneous

     
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  • The Call of Matthew

    The Call of Matthew

    In first century Palestine, if you aspired to be a tax collector you could expect to earn a very good standard of living. There was a problem though—to be successful you would have to cheat, […]

    / Exposition

     
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