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Pontius Pilate’s Politics

After several failed attempt to exonerate Jesus, Pilate succumbed to the Jewish authorities' pressure on him to execute Jesus. The Gospels indicate Pontius Pilate's indecision, citing that he conceded to letting Jesus go at one stage of the trial, but later rescinded the offer.

August 8, 1967, ASEAN was Established

Today in Philippine History. August 8, 1967, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN was established in Bangkok, Thailand through the Asean Declaration (Bangkok Declaration).

August 7, 1901, Manila Became a Chartered City

Today in Philippine History. August 7, 1901, the City of Manila was incorporated by virtue of Act 183 of the Second Philippine Commission (known as the Taft Commission, appointed by U.S. President William McKinley) which was passed on July 31, 1901. Act No. 183 is also known as the City Charter of Manila. Brigadier-General George W. Davis, the last provost-marshall of Manila,

Deuteronomic History in The Book of Joshua

Characteristic of both Deuteronomy and the Books of Joshua and Judges are the strong moral notes, the sermonic style and the emphasis on the word of God spoken through the leader, whether Moses or Joshua or one of the judges.

Capital Punishment in the Bible.

The death penalty as a capital punishment for heinous crimes is a continuing source of discussion and debate in the Philippines. The discussion was revived when President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his call for a “swift passage of the law reviving the Death Penalty by lethal injection for crimes specified under the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002”, in his fifth State of the Nation Address last Monday, July 27, 2020.

Message of the Day: Keep Our Eyes On Jesus And Discipline Ourselves To Withstand Defeat.

“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” (Hebrews 12:1-2, NKJV)

State of the Nation Address (SONA)

Article VII, Section 23 of the 1987 Constitution states that, “[T]he President shall address the Congress at the opening of its regular session.” Moreover, Article VI, Section 15 prescribes that the Congress “shall convene once every year on the fourth Monday of July for its regular session.”

EID’L ADHA: The Feast of Sacrifice

The story of Ibrahim (Abraham) is also recorded in the book of Genesis of the Jewish and Christian Bible. There are differences though, such as, in Islamic belief the son is Ishmael not Isaac, while in Christian tradition the name of the father is Abraham not Ibrahim.

Message of the Day: The Great Love of God.

“But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting On those who fear Him,
And His righteousness to children’s children, To such as keep His covenant,
And to those who remember His commandments to do them.” (Psalm 103:17-18, NKJV)

The Book of Deuteronomy

The Book of Deuteronomy is Moses' farewell speech recalling Israel's history and calling the Israelites to a covenant renewal.

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