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"And Jesus said, 'Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.' And they cast lots to divide his garments." - Luke 23:34
Worshipers bow three times before the image of a deity, place incense sticks before it, cast lots of numbered bamboo sticks, and make donations.
John then quotes from psalm 22.18,"They divided my garments among them, and for my raiment they cast lots." That seamless robe, the garment of healing, now the prize of gaming soldiers (Mark 5.28).
Only after the community prays does the community then cast lots to make its choice.
Every time I see a chasuble being worn I think of Jesus' crucifixion and his coat without seams for which the soldiers cast lots.
In respect of polling divisions entitled to return two or more candidates, and such candidates have obtained an equal number of votes each-and the addition of one or, where relevant, two votes would enable the selection of the candidate to be elected -the Election Commission or the Returning Officer shall cast lots to determine the candidate to whom such vote or votes should be added.