A Week that Changed History: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of Passion Week

We’re leading up to Resurrection Day by exploring the week that set the stage.  As you know, Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.  The Jews were expecting a conquering king, and had hopes that Jesus would save them from oppressive Roman rule.  However, Jesus came as a humble servant, riding on a lowly donkey and, …

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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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…and the Shofar Blows!

https://www.facebook.com/hnaftali/videos/293884618092101/   This evening at sundown the shofar will blow, signaling the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish civil New Year.  Jewish people around the world will celebrate one of the most joyful days of the year. Biblically speaking, though, it is the Feast of Trumpets...also a most joyful time!  If you follow this blog, …

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Elul: A Time to Turn

Dear friends, the fall feasts of Israel are right around the corner and, in case you don't know, those feasts are: Feast of Trumpets, known in Hebrew as Rosh HaShanah (Israel's civil New Year) Day of Atonement, known in Hebrew as Yom Kippur Feast of Tabernacles, known in Hebrew as Sukkot We studied these feasts …

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