By Donald E. Westlake
Rather than robbing a financial institution, Dortmunder attempts to thieve the entire building.
Encyclopedias are heavy, and John Dortmunder is in poor health of wearing them. whereas in among jobs, the power heist-planner is operating an encyclopedia-selling rip-off that's approximately to explode in his face. The law enforcement officials are on their method while his buddy Kelp pulls up in a stolen Oldsmobile, delivering a brief get away from the legislation and a task that's too insane to show down. Kelp's nephew is an FBI washout who's hooked on old-time pulp novels and event tales. He attempted being a cop, and now he desires to be a robber. His goal: a primary road financial institution that has quickly relocated to a wide cellular domestic. Breaking in is impossible—there are seven guards and a police station down the street—but cellular houses have been intended to be pushed. Dortmunder simply has to force the financial institution away.
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If the President of the United States were to call and inform you that he had cleared his calendar on a particular day to meet especially with you, there is almost nothing that an average person wouldn't do in order to make the date. These special seasons, these moedim, are God's way of saying, "I have cleared my calendar to meet with you. " If we would move heaven and earth to meet with the President, why should we be hesitant to meet with the Sovereign of the Universe during these special times?
Thus, the prophet Hosea wrote that: "Come, and let us return to the LORD; for He has torn, but He will heal us; He has stricken, but He will bind us up. " (Hosea 6:1-2) Keeping in mind that the new moon typically occurs on the third day after being hidden for the previous two days, we see that Hosea's prophecy speaks in concert with the lunar cycle. After two days, Israel (which includes those of us who are followers of Jesus the Messiah) will return to the Lord after being in darkness. On the third day they will be "raised up"— revived, renewed—so that they may live in His sight.
Other Important Seasons Perhaps you noticed earlier that when Ezekiel described the worship in the Millennial Temple, he mentioned other special days that God has designated as appointed times. These other holy days have been observed by Jews just as faithfully as the seven moedim. The most prominent of these other holy days is the weekly Sabbath. Every seventh day is considered to be a Yom Tov (literally, "good day" or holy day). " Other holy days include Rosh Chodesh ("head of the month"), or the New Moon.
Bank Shot (Dortmunder, Book 2) by Donald E. Westlake