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This realization concerning the nature of G‑d sheds new light, in turn, on the role of spiritual worship. At length this first course was removed, and its place supplied by venison, cranes, and other dainties, accompanied by the richest wines. Your hostess has spent many hours of preparation on this refuge, and I will reward her by sending people and angels to help her. As my mom reminds us: After I die, you can fight over my stuff!

Pages: 78

Publisher: World Council Of Churches (June 1, 2007)

ISBN: 2825415073

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