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The Winner Getting Picked by “Lot”

A tied mayoral election in Winton, Australia, has been decided by unusual means — picking a name out of a hat. Ed Warren, who has served as acting mayor of the Queensland shire since the retirement of former Mayor Bruce Collins eight months ago, was declared the winner after his name was pulled from the hat, The Courier-Mail reported. Warren and rival Graham “Butch” Lenton each received 423 votes. Local election law states that a…

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Wrestling with God: Jacob’s Jabbok River Wrestling Match

If you like action-adventure, check out the Genesis 32 account of Jacob’s Jabbok River wrestling match. Jacob is camped out and stressed out, awaiting a potentially dangerous confrontation with his estranged brother. His worries are interrupted when a stranger jumps him in the darkness. By morning, Jacob realizes he’s spent the night wrestling God; somehow he manages to limp away blessed. In the process, he learns that God is more than willing to be grappled…

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Circumcision Can Protect Against Certain Sexual Diseases

Circumcision not only protects against HIV in heterosexual men, but it also helps prevent two other sexually transmitted infections, a large new study found. Circumcised males reduced their risk of infection with HPV, or human papillomavirus, by 35 percent and herpes by 28 percent. However, researchers found circumcision had no effect on the transmission of syphilis. Landmark studies from three African countries including Uganda previously found circumcision lowered men’s chance of catching the AIDS virus…

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Joseph Coins in Egypt: A Scientific Evidence That Prove Coins Were Used in Ancient Egypt

Archeologists have discovered ancient Egyptian coins bearing the name and image of the biblical Joseph, Cairo’s Al Ahram newspaper recently reported. Excerpts provided by MEMRI show that the coins were discovered among a multitude of unsorted artifacts stored at the Museum of Egypt. According to the report, the significance of the find is that archeologists have found scientific evidence countering the claim held by some historians that coins were not used for trade in ancient…

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Pottery Shard Boosts Bible Truth

A 3,000-year-old scrap of pottery has been hailed as the first archeological evidence the biblical King David did exist. The tiny shard was unearthed at the site where the Bible says the shepherd boy David killed the giant Goliath. It is said to feature the oldest-ever Hebrew inscription, predating the famous Dead Sea Scrolls by at least 850 years. Researchers have not yet been able to decipher the full text of its five lines but…

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  • 1 Chronicles 16:8 November 28, 2021
    “Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.”
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