Ecuador Cops Save Tiny Terrified Sloth In Most Adorable Highway Rescue Ever
Transit police in Ecuador last week dealt with an unusual but obscenely cute situation: the rescue of this dorky-looking little sloth on the side of a highway. Look at the little guy! According to the...
Secret Santas Pay Off Almost $500,000 Worth Of Holiday Layaways At Walmart
Three anonymous donors paid off the layaway balances for Walmart customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida. Tracy Folks was going to have to cancel her layaway purchase at her local Walmart. “It's b...
Army Veteran, 75, Saves Kids From Knife-Wielding Teen
James Vernon credits his knife-fighting training from 50 years ago for disarming Dustin Brown, 19, inside of a public library Tuesday. A knife-wielding Illinois teen stormed a children's chess class, ...
Kiss of Judas
According to the Synoptic Gospels, Judas identified Jesus to the soldiers by means of a kiss. This is the kiss of Judas, also known (especially in art) as the Betrayal of Christ, which occurs in the G...
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Last Supper in Christian art
The Last Supper of Jesus and the Twelve Apostles has been a popular subject in Christian art, often as part of a cycle showing the Life of Christ. Depictions of the Last Supper in Christian art date ...
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The powers that be (phrase)
In idiomatic English, "the powers that be" is a phrase used to refer to those individuals or groups who collectively hold authority over a particular domain. It is a plurale tantum where "be" is the ...
Ecuador Cops Save Tiny Terrified Sloth In Most Adorable Highway Rescue Ever
Transit police in Ecuador last week dealt with an unusual but obscenely cute situation: the rescue of this dorky-looking little sloth on the side of a highway. Look at the little guy! According to the...
Mercy seat
According to the Bible, the mercy seat (Hebrew: כפורת, Kapporet ; "atonement piece") was the lid or cover of solid gold of the Ark of the Covenant, and was connected with the rituals of t...
Jesus
Jesus (/ˈdʒiːzəs/; Greek: Ἰησοῦς Iesous; 7–2 BC to 30–33 AD), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth, is the central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hol...
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Light of the World
Light of the World (Greek: φώς τοῦ κόσμου Phṓs tou kósmou) is a phrase Jesus used to describe himself and his disciples in the New Testament. The phrase is recorded in the Gospel of John and again...
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Baptism for the dead
Baptism for the dead, vicarious baptism or proxy baptism today commonly refers to the religious practice of baptizing a person on behalf of one who is dead—a living person receiving the rite on behalf...
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Membrana
Parchment is a material made from processed animal skin and used—mainly in the past—for writing on. Parchment is most commonly made of calfskin, sheepskin, or goatskin. It was historically used for wr...
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Salt and light
Salt and light are metaphors used by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount, one of the main teachings of Jesus on morality and discipleship. These metaphors in Matthew 5:13, 14, 15 and 16 immediately follo...
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Faithful saying
The faithful sayings (translated as trustworthy saying in the NIV) are sayings in the pastoral epistles of the New Testament. There are five saying with this label, and the Greek phrase (πιστος ο λογο...
Star of Bethlehem
In Christian tradition, the Star of Bethlehem, also called the Christmas Star, revealed the birth of Jesus to the Biblical Magi, and later led them to Bethlehem. The star appears only in the nativity ...
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Whore of Babylon
The Whore of Babylon or Babylon the Great is a Christian figure of evil mentioned in the Book of Revelation in the Bible. Her full title is given as "Babylon the Great, the Mother of Prostitutes and A...
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Etiamsi omnes, ego non
Etiam si omnes, ego non is a Latin motto. The source is the Vulgate version of a phrase from the Gospel of Matthew 26:33: Et si omnes scandalizati fuerint in te ego numquam scandalizabor. Translated i...
Jesus is Lord
"Jesus is Lord" (Greek: Kurios Iesous) is the shortest credal affirmation found in the New Testament, one of several slightly more elaborate variations. It serves as a statement of faith for the majo...
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Itching ears
Itching ears is a term used in the Bible to describe individuals who seeks out messages and doctrines that condones their own lifestyle, as opposed to adhering to the teachings of the apostles. The te...
Good Shepherd
The Good Shepherd (Greek: ποιμήν ο καλός, poimḗn o kalós) is a pericope found in John 10:1-21 in which Jesus is depicted as the Good Shepherd who lays down his life for the sheep. Similar imagery...
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Sermon on the Mount
The Sermon on the Mount (anglicized from the Matthean Vulgate Latin section title: Sermo in monte) is a collection of sayings and teachings of Jesus, which emphasizes his moral teaching found in the G...
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Thirty pieces of silver
Thirty pieces of silver was the price for which Judas Iscariot betrayed Jesus, according to an account in the Gospel of Matthew 26:15 in the New Testament. Before the Last Supper, Judas is said to hav...
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Lord's Prayer
The Lord's Prayer, also called the Our Father and the Pater Noster, is a venerated Christian prayer that, according to the New Testament, was taught by Jesus to his disciples. Two forms of it are reco...
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Epimenides paradox
The Epimenides paradox reveals a problem with self-reference in logic.It is named after the Cretan philosopher Epimenides of Knossos (alive circa 600 BC) who is credited with the original statement.A ...
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Road to Damascus
The Conversion of Paul the Apostle, was, according to the New Testament, an event in the life of Paul the Apostle that led him to cease persecuting early Christians and to become a follower of Jesus. ...
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Bethphage
Bethphage (Aramaic בית פגי, lit. "House of un-ripe figs") is a Christian religious site in Israel. Bethphage is mentioned in the New Testament as the place in ancient Israel from which Jesus sent his ...
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