SteveR wrote: Just in case people are scratching their heads out there.... Pentecost is 50 days, not 40 days, after the Feast of First Fruits Saturday to Saturday 49 days: Sunday(The Lords Day-the Sabbath of the redeemed) the 50th .... Feast of Weeks is 50 days after First Fruits(Pentecost)...then the Feast of Trumpets(Gospel proclamation) with the Feast of Tabernacles(The Day of Christ) awaiting us
Strange, folks always tell us that Friday sunset to Sunday morning is 3 days by the Jewish reckoning. If Pentecost had to be on a Sunday, was Christ crucified on a Thursday?
"It is capable of exact demonstration that if every party in the State has the right of excluding from the public schools whatever he does not believe to be true, then he that believes most must give way to him that believes least, and then he that believes least must give way to him that believes absolutely nothing, no matter how small a minority the atheists or agnostics may be.
"It is self-evident that on this scheme, if it is consistently and persistently carried out in all parts of the country, the United States system of national popular education will be the most efficient and wide instrument for the propagation of atheism the world has ever seen."