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MEETING OF THE LORD

MEETING OF THE LORD

2/2/2019 9:00:00 AM
The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord is among the most ancient feasts of the Christian Church. Forty days after His birth, the God-Infant was taken to the Jerusalem Temple, the center of the nation`s religious life. According to the Law of Moses, a woman who gave birth to a male child was forbidden to enter the Temple of God for forty days. At the end of this time the mother came to the Temple with the child, to offer a young lamb or pigeon to the Lord as a purification sacrifice.















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