Saudi Arabia is the place where the Holy Ground Mecca is located and it is a place where Muslims go to for Hajj which is an obligation for all able Muslims. Mecca is sometimes known as the birthplace of Prophet Muhammad where and it is a place where Muslims believe that Allah revealed the Quran to Prophet Muhammad who left an indelible mark in Islamic religion before his demise.
How The Germans Killed Atleast 24,000 Africans and Almost Caused The Extinction of Southwest Nations
According to some historical findings, the word genocide wasn't a word, until the actions of some world leaders became too intense during wartime that a word to describe the death of the defenseless in their thousands, became necessary. Perhaps some of the most notable moments in history that could be described as genocides include; the famous death of millions of the Armenians at the hands of the Turks and of course, the famous Holocaust, which saw the death of Jews in their millions by the Nazis, during the Second World War.
Many believers agree they are required to give their tithe(giving a tenth of their income). “tithes and offerings” are given by worshipers in various Christian worship centres .Other believers accept that voluntary giving is important for a Christian but rejects the principle of tithing The first record of tithe in the Bible is found in the book of Genesis 14:20, Abraham gave a tenth of his spoils of war to Melchizedek King of Salem.
There are not so many Jewish footballers around who are currently and actively playing football. However, there are still a few who still do, especially in some famous leagues. But before I list some of the Jewish players, I would like to explain what makes a person a Jew.
War has always been known for its traumatic effect on the lives of those who are affected. Lives are lost, people are displaced and kids are taken from their homes into concentration camps that aren't exactly the best places to live. One could acknowledge the fact that war, on a large scale or small-time battles have effects on people but its effects are largely seen after the war when those involved are put on trial to find out what they did during wartime.
If Holy sites are to be catalog or ranked, there are thousands of them in existence. This means that each religion is at liberty to practice whatever it chooses, and name certain sites as its religious holy sites. However, as far as holy sites go, the city of Jerusalem and Mecca still ranks as one of the oldest and widely visited.
For anyone who has been into the christian doctrines and beliefs, and has understood the fundamentals of the faith, would have realized that the reality of heaven and hell is a no joking matter. Since every faithful worshiper of God through Jesus Christ believes in His rewarding each one according to the works of their faith, then the matter of the destination of man, especially their placement in either heaven or hell cannot be trivialized.
The Yoruba, like the Jews in the Old Testament, use anthropomorphic phrases in expressing Olodumare’s qualities. Edumare is the Yoruba cognitive depiction of God. A knowledge of the concept of Olodumare will not be properly appreciated if we do not understand its etymological meaning.
Some people will forever be remembered for what they did before departing from this world. They put their lives at risk to make sure others are good, they are carefree, they care less about their lives while trying to save other people's lives. During the second world war, there was a Swiss man who saved many souls with his pen and paper.
While the Lord Jesus was teaching the crowd and explaining the mysteries of the kingdom of God to the people around Him, according to the Luke 11:20, He revealed that He was casting out demons and doing great works by the "finger of God". The Jews, however, had previously thought that He was casting out demons or devils by Beelzebub because they did not want to accept His teaching and they had seen Him as someone who had been against their laws.
Pope John Paul II, in his long reign as the pope of the Roman Catholic Church built a lot of bridges across oceans. He took time to apologise to various groups of people the church must have offended in the time past. To the Jews, he pleaded for forgiveness for the nonchalant attitude of Christians and the leaders of the Church, while the holocaust was being committed.
The offering of prayer was not really regulated by the Law of Moses, but it fully recognized its spontaneous character. No one knows specifically in what manner or how far back in Jewish history the sacrificial prayer, mentioned in Luke 1:10, originated. However, in the days of Christ it had evidently become an institution.
It is worthy of note that the Herodians in Judea were one of the heartache of the Israelites. The feud and dislike for them became very obvious in the Gospel accounts about Jesus. From the imprisonment and beheading of John the Baptist, the forerunner of Jesus Christ, to the massacre of the innocent infants in the name of opposing a new rival king of the Jews, born in Bethlehem.
Words do more than define our individual stories, our ideas, and our personality, they are more than just tools to describe our affairs and our thought process, they can serve as triggers, reminders, and initiators of certain events. Several words became the reference point for historical events, words that were Coined just for that said event.
In this article, we would be taking look at a Catholic priest who did so much for the world during world war 2. His name is Alfons Maria but his original first name was Jozef Mazurek. He was a polish Discalced Carmelite priest who died as a martyr.
Tithe is tenth part of something paid as voluntary contribution to a religious organization. Tax, on the other hand, is imposed by the state or head of a country; it is a compulsory contributions to the state revenue. What does the Bible say about tithe and tax?
Many testimonies have now shown how the Pope Pius XII asked many conventions to hide and protect the lives of Jews from the Nazis during world war 2. According to the Vatican city, Pope Pius XII was not silent during the killing of Jews around Europe, he tried his best to save the lives of Jewish people who were at the brink of death.
Amen is commonly used after a prayer has been made. It is said to convey solemn ratification or agreement. It is used adverbially to mean “it is so,” or “so be it.” Amen can be used in formal prayers within a prescribed article.
While Fritz Haber was one of those scientists who create and invent new ways to do things and to ensure easier methods for daily living, his particular invention or action earned him a title that has remained synonymous with the idea of disastrous inventions. His inventions were both responsible for the creation of Fertilizers, at a time when the world needed growth in the agricultural business but it was also responsible for the creation of chemical products that eventually became weaponized.
God planned and structured Jesus' ministry on earth for mankind's redemption. The Pharisees were a Jewish faction during Jesus' earthly mission that were often outraged by his teachings.Pharisee is a Hebrew word that means "to separate." One of a Jewish sect whose religion consisted of rigid following of rites and ceremonies as well as elders' traditions, and whose supposed sanctity drove them to sect, believing themselves to be more righteous than other Jews.