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Matthew and his Gospel: Tax collector, well educated, Levite Jew and Apostole

Matthew the Apostle (Hebrew: מַתִּתְיָהוּ‎ Mattityahu or מתי‬ Matt, متى Arabic “Gift of YHVH“; Greek: Ματθαῖος; Coptic: ⲙⲁⲧⲑⲉⲟⲥ, Matthaios; also known as Saint Matthew and as Levi) was, according to the Christian Bible, one of the twelve apostles of the Master (“Rabbi”) Jesus and, according to Christian tradition, one of the four Evangelists. In the  Full Article…

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John Chrysostom: The “golden-mouthed”, man of GOD and teologician

John Chrysostom (in Greek: Ἰωάννης ὁ Χρυσόστομος) Born 349 – Died 14 September 407), Archbishop of Constantinople, was an important Early Church Father. He is known for his preaching and public speaking, his denunciation of abuse of authority by both ecclesiastical and political leaders, the Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom, and his ascetic sensibilities. The  Full Article…

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Noemi: Example of Faith in GOD

Naomi (Hebrew: נעמי) Standard Hebrew Noʻomi is Ruth‘s mother-in-law in the Bible (Old Testament Book of Ruth). The etymology of her biblical Hebrew name (נָעֳמִי‬), which means “good, pleasant, lovely, winsome.” Biblical narrative Naomi is married to a man named Elimelech. A famine causes them to move with their two sons, from their home in  Full Article…

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Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre Church closes in tax protest

Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre, revered as the site of Jesus’s crucifixion and burial, will reopen its doors after Israel backtracked on Tuesday from a tax plan and draft property legislation that triggered a three-day protest. The heads of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, considered the holiest site in Christianity, have shuttered its  Full Article…

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