Oakland Raiders: No Weakness, No Pain, No Mercy in Defeating the Denver Broncos

Let's look forward and keep going. A couple of us have bought our T-bone steaks, brisket, chicken and sausage to tailgate during the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos game.

Are you excited? Are you depressed? Are you positive? Are you negative?

It doesn't matter what state of mind you are in, just get ready for a party to let your friends, family, and colleagues know that you still believe in the Oakland Raiders.

According to www.raiders.com, this is the 100th game between the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders. That number may have significance.

There can be symbolism in numbers, so let's see what the number 100 may mean. Hopefully it means a Raiders victory.

Symbolism of the Number 100

Number individualizing the part of a whole, which is itself only the part of a greater totality.

Symbolism of the martyrdom, according to Saint Augustine.

It is the part of the part, the microcosm of the macrocosm, according to R. Allendy. It is also the individuality of the microcosm.

This number corresponds to the Hebraic letter "qoph," and to the 19th mystery of the Tarot: the Sun, symbol of individuality.

In Christian literature, the number 100 appears as symbol of the celestial beatitude.

Biblical Significance of the Number 100 The hundredth ewe that was lost in the parable of Jesus. (Mt 18:12)

Nicodemus brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, weighing about 100 pounds, to embalm Jesus. (Jn 19:39)

The hundredfold is promised to who has left all for Our Lord. (Mk 10:30)

The fourteen epistles of Saint Paul have exactly 100 chapters.

Obadiah saved 100 prophets. (1 K 18:4)

Saul promised his daughter Merab in marriage to David if he brought back the foreskins of 100 Philistines. (1 S 18:25)

If someone falsely accuses a virgin of Israel, he pays 100 silve...

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