Emmaus

In the opinion of many 'Am' was is the Emmaus of the Gospel (Luke 24:13-35), where Christ manifested Himself to two of His Disciples....

The Resurrection of Jesus

The main sources which directly attest the fact of Christ's Resurrection are the Four Gospels and the Epistles of St. Paul. Easter morning is so rich in incident, and so crowded with interested persons, that its complete history presents a rather complicated tableau.....

Passion of the Lord

The Passion of the Lord is accounted separately in the four Gospels, each of which supplements the others, so that only from a careful examination and comparison of all can we arrive at a full and clear knowledge of the whole story.....

Hosanna

"And the multitudes that went before and that followed, cried, saying: Hosanna to the son of David: Blessed is he that come in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest".......

First-Born

The word, though casually taken in Holy Writ in a metaphorical sense, is most generally used by the sacred writers to designate the first male child in a family. The first-cast male animal is, in the English Bibles, termed "firstling". The firstlings, both human and animal, being considered as the best representatives of the race, because its blood flows purest and strongest in them, were commonly believed, among the early nomad Semitic tribes, to belong to God in a special way.

Jacob's Well

Springs and fountains were the centres of ancient Hebrew life. To the wells, the shepherd of the sun-baked hillside would lead his flock of sheep and goats out of the thirsty stretches of rock and prickly shrubs.......

Baptism of Lord

The Baptism of the Lord is the name of a distinct feast day observed in the Roman Catholic Church. This occasion memorializes the baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River by John the Baptist........

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