When Jesus called his first disciples, he told them he could make them into "fishers of men." It was a phrase that made a lot of sense to them, as fishermen, but modern readers can struggle to grasp Jesus' meaning. So what exactly does it mean to be a "fisher of men" and can we apply this in our 21st century lives?
As you organize your upcoming Easter plans, the meaning behind these traditions can help them become richer in value and consideration. Here are 8 secular and Christian traditions and where they come from.
In modern Israel, when someone greets you or says goodbye, they will typically say, Shalom. In saying this they are actually saying more than just hello or goodbye, and more than just a simple ‘peace be with you’. They are actually saying something more along the lines of, “may you be filled with a complete and perfect peace and be full of well-being” or, “may health, prosperity, and peace of mind and spirit be upon you.”