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The Bread and It’s History – Part 2

THE ROLL OF LAW • In 1266, England established the “Assize of Bread,” a set of laws regulating the weight and price of bread. Because bread was such an important staple, bakers were in a position to take advantage of consumers by price gouging. These laws regulated bread prices in relation to the price of grain. If a baker broke those laws (they were in force until the 19th century), he could be punished severely, even…

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The Bread and It’s History – Part 1

Did you eat a sandwich today? Did you have an English muffin this morning or a slice of pizza last night? Americans eat 34 million loaves of bread per day, not to mention rolls, baguettes, bagels, croissants, pitas, doughnuts, and dozens of other kinds of bread. Bread was the first processed food in human history, and it’s still the world’s largest single food category—more people eat some form of bread on a daily basis than…

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1st Century Church Restoration

Scholar Says He’s Found John the Baptist’s Cave

Archaeologists said Monday they have excavated a cave where John the Baptist baptized many of his followers — basing their theory on tens of thousands of shards from small ritual jugs, a stone used for foot cleansing and wall carvings that tell the story of the contemporary of Jesus. Only few artifacts linked to New Testament figures have ever been found in the Holy Land, and the cave is potentially a major discovery in biblical…

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Questions About Sacrifices and Offerings

Why were the sacrifices from the herds and flocks instead of from the wild animals? First – They are at hand and do not need to be pursued. Salvation is not something that needs to be attained or pursued, as if it was a work. Second – They are dehorned. Horns in typology denote power, and yet they stand subdued before God. Third – They are peaceable in nature, and therefore, beautifully portray the Perfect…

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Is the Back Sea Black – and the Red Sea Red?

Not at all. It only looks that way. The black color of the water in the Black sea comes from decomposition of vegetable matter. This is caused by bacteria that live in the water. The Black Sea also happens to be rough, gloomy and often covered with a thick fog, which is why it was originally called Pontus Axenus (Inhospitable Sea) by the ancient Greeks. The Red Sea got its name from the reddish algae…

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  • Psalm 25:14-15 October 17, 2021
    “The LORD confides in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known to them. My eyes are ever on the LORD, for only he will release my feet from the snare.”
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