Since it has been around forever and the “whet” is part of the name, I have to think it was invented in a rainy season when a bored Roman soldier picked up a stone and decided just maybe this might help sharpen his sword. Unbelievably, maybe but you find an old Roman soldier and ask him.
Psalm 31.5 & 6 “Into your hands I commit my spirit; redeem me, O LORD, the God of truth. I hate those who cling to worthless idols; I trust in the LORD.” ...Jesus’ commitment did not melt when the Roman soldiers were pounding nails into his flesh, or when the Pharisee’s were tearing out his beard ... Commit is already there ... .
The Roman soldiers who carried out the destruction of the Temple did so under orders from Heaven, the result of the baseless hatred our people displayed to one another over so many years; the consequence of refusing to bridge differences and at the very least agree to disagree – respectfully. .
Roman burial shackles found on the skeleton in Great CastertonMOLA A body found buried in a ditch by construction workers in the village of Great Casterton, in the east Midlands of England, has shed new light on Roman slavery in Britain ... The body was not carefully laid out, as is the norm in Roman burials.
A body found buried in a ditch by construction workers in the village of Great Casterton, in the east Midlands of England, has shed new light on Roman slavery in Britain ... The body was not carefully laid out, as is the norm in Roman burials ... Common narratives tend to stress the perceived benefits of the Roman empire to civilisation.
It was an easy tune to sing ... It pushed the envelope of acceptability among even progressive congregations ... It was the Apostle Paul who instructed us to, “Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good” (Romans 12.9) ... Some historians believe that the Roman soldiers were actually paid with salt, hence the phrase, not worth his salt ... ....
Clashes between the Taliban and government soldiers have forced schools to close in Ghazni, south of Kabul... In the past two weeks, at least six RomanCatholic priests and missionaries have been abducted and tortured – with two killed. Government soldiers and separatist fighters both accuse the clergy of taking sides in the four-year conflict. DROUGHT.
Not long after Belarus diverted an international flight, forced it to land in Minsk and then arrested journalist Roman Protasevich on board, an online campaign to discredit him began ... Likewise, Protasevich’s father, Dmitry, who lives in Poland, has said that Roman Protasevich never fought as a soldier.
Not long after Belarus diverted an international flight, forced it to land in Minsk and then arrested activist journalist Roman Protasevich on board, an online campaign to discredit him began ... Likewise, Protasevich’s father Dmitry, who lives in Poland, has said that Roman never actively fought as a soldier.
Archaeologists have identified an 'exceptionally unusual' skeleton of a Roman slave in Rutland, who could have been a criminal thrown to a degrading death ... The Great Casterton Roman burial shackles ... 228AD - The Romans were being attacked by barbarian tribes and soldiers stationed in the country started to be recalled to Rome ... Roman Britain .
Now the discovery of the shackled male skeleton by workers in Rutland – thought to have been aged in his late 20s or early 30s – has been identified as rare and important evidence of slavery in Roman Britain and “an internationally significant find” ... Roman soldiers direct people to build a road in Roman Britain.
REFLECTIONS TODAY. REFLECT. In the ancient world, salt was very important. the Greeks thought it contained something almost divine. The Romans even sometimes paid their soldiers with salt. Jesus reminds his audience how valuable they are in society. He calls his hearers to be like salt. They are to keep society from spoiling and decay ... ” SOURCE ... .