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For humanity’s sake, choose humility over arrogance | Worship


September 27, 2017

This Saturday is the anniversary of Ashura, when Muslims around the world fast in recognition of the day God rescued Moses and his followers from the Egyptian Pharaoh.

Muslims believe Jews and Christians share much in common, and this story serves to remind us about the human weaknesses of pride and arrogance – traits that led to the Pharaoh’s downfall.

Ashura simply means “10th,” and it is the 10th day of the first month of the Muslim New Year, Sept. 30. It was on this day that Prophet Moses would fast, giving thanks to God for saving him and his followers from the Pharaoh.


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