Upon this Rock I will build my Congress
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Part One: the Original Gates of Hell
They weren’t supposed to go there. Not Jews. Not there.
It was bad enough heading South to Samaria. But North, to this place?
This place where so many pagan temples were built into a cliff that it was called the “Rock of the gods”? These cruel “gods” with their orgies with children, slaves, goats, and babies left to die?