How did the Feast of Trumpets become Rosh Hashanah?

Before we answer the question above, let's lay the groundwork. In Leviticus 23, God revealed details of His "appointed times," also known as the 7 major Jewish feasts. Three were to be commemorated in short order in the spring. (Feasts of Passover, Unleavened Bread and First Fruits) The fourth was Penecost. Then, three fall feasts …

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Looking Toward Pentecost: Jesus’ First Appearances

Hi friends! Purposefully I took you back to Resurrection Day in yesterday's post. I did that for two reasons. First, I have a hard time containing the joy and excitement of Resurrection Day in a single day! I wish we had would carry resurrection excitement with us every Sunday, as that is really what we …

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Looking Toward Pentecost: Jesus’ Post-Resurrection Appearances

Hey everyone, I'm super excited about the next few days together! You know, Passover and Resurrection Day are behind us, but the spirit of celebration should be carried forth! After all, Jesus rose from the dead to save us from our sin and give us new life! That is worth celebrating every moment in which …

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The Silent Hours “In Between”

It is difficult to put into words how vividly your Bible comes to life as you gaze upon the very places from where Scripture was written. For example, how vividly we imagine the crucifixion when standing "face-to-face" with Golgotha, the hill where Jesus was crucified. Some of you have been there, and perhaps these pictures …

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