Tour Rewind: Mount of Olives

Mount of Olives Ok friends, as I indicated yesterday, there is method to my madness. As we head toward the weekend, I want to transport you to a weekend over 2,000 years ago. That weekend changed history...and I hope this weekend blesses you immensely as we finish our tour rewind by focusing on that weekend. …

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Feast of Tabernacles: The Last Chapter of God’s Story of Redemption

The Feast of Tabernacles, the most joyous feast of all, has commenced! Jews around the world have erected temporary booths, called sukkot, and can be found sharing meals, laughter and fellowship with family and friends in them for this eight-day feast. As Bible-believing Christians, we look to the feasts as God's calendar of events, leading …

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10 Days of Awe: What do They Mean?

I drive through a Jewish neighborhood each day on the way to and from work. This week, I see many Jewish families walking to a neighborhood synagogue. That is not an unusual scene, except that it is currently happening every single day. What's going on? Jews worldwide celebrated Rosh Hashanah (Feast of Trumpets) last Sunday …

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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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