Unformatted text preview: ping the God given commandments this promise of the redemption will come about. If we all
loved our neighbour as ourselves, if we did not murder, steal, covet our neighbour's wife, etc, if we all
smiled and said good-morning and good-afternoon, the world would be a much better place, if you 40 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins
smile the world smiles with you. If you treat the land properly, the land will repay that trust. If we
pollute the land, air and water, we will suffer in the long run. All these are duties, which we owe to
God and our fellow man. It is therefore, as a consequence of right conduct by individuals and the
Nation as a whole, which will bring us to be "A KINGDOM OF PRIESTS AND A HOLY NATION". (Ex. Ch. 19 . 6).
We are so used to the word Holy, from saying it in our prayers from seeing it written and
even using it in our daily life that we do not think about what it means. We feel vaguely that it has
something to do with God, but how often do we think about its...
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