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Thousands sign petition for national holiday in honor of Billy Graham

There’s an online petition that’s gathered thousands of signatures in favor of doing just that. The petition currently has over 71,000 signatures and the numbers are surging. Billy Graham’s ministry and life revolved around pointing […]

A priest, two goats, and salvation

 

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For observant Jews all over the world, this evening, the Day of Atonement is remembered. The Day of Atonement is the most holy of days in the Jewish calendar. It’s an annual picture of forgiveness that people could have. While Christians don’t celebrate this day, it’s one worth studying because everything about it points to Christ and the gospel.

Atonement refers to God’s work of dealing with our sin. Because of sin, the relationship between man and God has been broken.