Why is it Customary to Eat Pomegranates on Rosh Hashanah?

Pomegranates are in season in Israel...just in time for Rosh Hashanah. But what's the connection? We'll get to that, but first let's talk about the significance of Rosh Hashanah, the 5th of 7 major feasts of Israel. At sundown tomorrow in Israel, Jews will celebrate Rosh Hashanah ("head of the year"), their civil New Year. …

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The Way of the Cross

In an information-packed society, what is the most important piece of information ever? The apostle Paul seemed to provide an answer to that question: For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according …

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Creation and the Gospel

It has long been my belief that, to understand the end times, one must understand the beginning. After all, what is the ultimate reward in end times? The coming of Jesus to redeem us from sin and take us to live with Him forever! (Galatians 3:13) That requires salvation...and what is salvation all about? The …

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Amir’s Bible Bites: Do You Know the Unknown God?

Unless you believe in the Messiah, you don't know God. Jesus, the Messiah, said, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me." (John 14:6) Jesus is our Savior. But why do we need a Savior? Because without exception, we all sin (Romans 3:23), and the wages of …

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