Changing Seasons in Israel: Entering a New Season

Welcome back, friends! As summer gives way to fall, we are considering Israel's changing seasons. We began yesterday considering Israel as God's Ordained Timepiece. Today, we'll touch on another timepiece very specific to Israel, but very instructional to us as believers: the seven major feasts of Israel. The feasts are describe in Leviticus 23 and …

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Waiting for the Last Trumpet!

Students of the Bible know and understand that, as believers and followers of Jesus, we are awaiting one special occasion: the last trumpet, signaling the moment when our Lord Jesus descends from heaven to "snatch us" from the grip of this earth to meet Him in the air! 16 For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven …

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Yom Kippur: An Annual “Reset”

When God instituted the seven feasts of Israel, He proclaimed prophecy in the ages to come. He signaled the birth of a Son who would be the spotless sacrificial Lamb of God (Feast of Passover), pierced and bruised for our transgressions (Feast of Unleavened Bread) before entering the tomb and rising again on the third …

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Yom Kippur has Begun in Israel

Yom Kippur, the sixth of seven major feasts of Israel, commenced tonight at sundown in Israel (7 hours ahead of Eastern time and 10 hours ahead of Pacific time in the US). It follows the Feast of Trumpets, on which Israelis celebrate Rosh HaShanah. Rosh HaShanah is a new year's celebration similar to what we …

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