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The head of a Muslim household plans and prepares to sacrifice an animal such as a lamb or goat, or joins others in sacrificing a cow or camel on the morning of the first full day of the holiday period.
He expressed gratitude to the Shuhada of Zarb-e-Azb and said that those sacrificing their today for the better future of the nation are very respectable.
Bong Sullano, in a lengthy Facebook comment said the public has long been sacrificing for lack of energy, inefficient transportation system, lack of infrastructures, unemployment, and corruption in government among others.
Most of us think of the spiritual sacrifice as giving something up, but we have to look inside ourselves to see why we are sacrificing something in the first place.
Interdependence theory (Kelley & Thibaut, 1978; Rusbult & Van Lange, 2003) posits that, when sacrificing, individuals experience a transformation of motivation in which partner's interests are placed ahead of self-preferences.
1 : to offer or kill as a religious act <The ancient ritual involved sacrificing an animal.
They beautify themselves, and corrupt His house to commit sins of wantonness and idolatry, even unto sacrificing their own children: .
Jews and Christians also believe that God spared Abraham from sacrificing his son, Isaac.
And with so many Americans serving and sacrificing in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere, we believe such a reminder is, unfortunately, very necessary.
People of faith have often thought in terms of sacrificing one's life for God's purposes.
But even if he succeeded in sacrificing, my contention is that the play is overrated.