The Feast of Firstfruits

April 2021

If we have hoped in Messiah in this life alone, we are to be pitied more than all people. But now Messiah has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep (1 Corinthians 15:19-20).

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Passover and the Pursuit of Holiness

March 2021

God commanded that the Jewish people keep the Passover, which is immediately followed by an ancient Hebrew holiday referred to in scripture as Chag HaMatzot – the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which lasts for seven days. The fact that this holiday comes directly after the Passover teaches us something especially important.

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Purim - Seeing the Unseen Hand

February 2021

The book of Esther records the events which led to the deliverance of the people through divine providence, although there is not a single mention of God in the entire book. This omission is so conspicuous that we can only conclude it serves a purpose.

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In the Beginning ...

January 2021

God stands outside of space and time, viewing the end from the beginning, seeing what we do not. This is beyond extraordinary - it is actually mind boggling, difficult for us as mere human beings to grapple with and wrap our heads around. However, the implications are profound.

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Hanukkah - the Feast of Dedication

December, 2020

The most important thing about Hanukkah is actually not the lights, food, or festivities. Hanukkah is a Hebrew word meaning "dedication," and the only Biblical reference to this holiday is actually found in the New Testament ...

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Sar Shalom - Prince of Peace

December, 2020

How can Jesus be the Jewish Messiah, since the prophet Isaiah predicted that the Messiah would be Sar Shalom, the "Prince of Peace?"

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