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    Sunday
    Oct282012

    Altar Call

    Why do modern churches have altars when Jesus was the final sacrifice?

     

    I've pondered this question for some time and finally found an article to answer not the "what", but the "why". First off, here are some sites defining what an altar is and how they were/are used in various religions. 

    http://mw1.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/altar

    http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-an-altar.htm

     

    This excellent article takes a look at the historical use of altars in the Old and New Testaments of the Bible and throughout church history.

     

    www.bibleistrue.com/qna/pqna61.htm

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