A Look Back at Shavuot (Pentecost)

Shavuot (Pentecost) is one of the seven major Biblical feasts commemorated by Jews since their days of enslavement in Egypt. It actually commenced at sundown last Saturday (June 8), but rather than interrupt our series on the Six Day War, I chose to delay this post. We have discussed the Biblical roots, yet differences, of …

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Part 4 – Understanding the Present: How Close are We?

Week 3 of Understanding the Times Arguably, the most important sign of the last days is expressed in the parable of the fig tree, recorded in Matthew 24:32-35. In it, the fig tree represents Israel, and putting forth leaves is representative of Israel's re-birth in 1948. Israel MUST be back in the land in order …

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A Week that Changed History: Biblical Foundation

As Resurrection Sunday approaches, we are in the midst of the "Christian Super Bowl," the most important time of the year! In fact, today is Good Friday, at which time we remember the sacrificial death of Jesus to atone for our sins. On Sunday we celebrate the risen Christ, and if that were not true, …

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Jewish Feast Season is Upon Us!

Hi friends! We're stepping into the high holidays celebrated by Jewish people around the world. In Jesus' day, Jews went "up to Jerusalem" three times a year to celebrate the great feasts, and today, some Jews continue the tradition by making trips to Israel for the great Biblical holidays: Passover (Pesach), Pentecost (Shavu'ot) and Feast …

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