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Christians are Celebrating Hanukkah

Hanukkah begins sundown December 6, 2015.  Many Christians are celebrating Hanulkah this year. WHY? We study a Hebrew book-written by Hebrews; we serve a Hebrew Lord-who had Hebrew disciples; we desire to follow the first century church-which was first predominately Hebrew; and through Christ, we are grafted into a Hebrew family! It makes sense to […]

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Yom Kippur or Day of Atonement: Messianic Overview

This year Yom Kippur falls on September 22-23, 2015 In the Bible, Yom Kippur bears three names: the Day of Atonement, the Day of Judgment, and the Sabbath of Sabbaths. Yom Kippur occurs on the tenth day of Tishri. This is a holy day of the Lord that remains “a statute forever.” Day of Atonement is the […]

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Yom Kippur or Day of Atonement: Jewish Customs

This year Yom Kippur falls on September 22-23, 2015 In modern Jewish usage the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, is the ‘10 Days of Awe’ which began with The Feast of Trumpets. This 10-day period is devoted to the spiritual exercises of penitence, prayer and fasting in preparation for the most solemn day of the year, the […]

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Yom Kippur in Bible Times- The High Priest

This year Yom Kippur falls on September 22-23, 2015 The high priest is entirely responsible for the Day of Atonement. He began preparing for this day a week early. He stayed in the high priest chamber in the temple court and studied the laws of the Day of Atonement. It was very important the priest not make […]

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Messiah in Passover

Several symbolic clues during Passover are fulfilled in Christ. John the Baptist introduced Jesus by saying, “Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.” (John 1:29). The Jews had been celebrating Passover for 1,500 years. They understood the significance of John’s statements. Isaiah 53, written hundreds of years before Christ, […]

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Passover Overview

The name of the festival, Pesach in Hebrew, passing over or protection, is derived from the instructions given to Moses by God (Ex. 6:6-8). Moses was chosen by God to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. God commanded Moses to tell the children of Israel: Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I am the […]

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Sukkot or Tabernacles: Jewish Customs

2015 Sukkoth dates; Thursday–Sunday September 24–27—Tishrei 11–14 The services in the synagogue today are modeled after the ancient services in the Temple (see Feast of Tabernacles in Bible Times). Sacrifices are no longer performed since the time of the destruction of the Temple. It is usual practice to build and decorate the booth (sukkah). In […]

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Messianic Passover Seder

There are no set rules for the basic order of the seder. Just like with Thanksgiving dinner, traditions vary among families. Here we give a seder checklist of what to serve and setting the table.

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Passover, Resurrection, 3 Days, 3 Nights

Dr. Dwight Pryor talks about the Passover meal in the Upper Room with Christ. He also talks about the controversy of the Resurrection on the 3rd day or 3 days & 3 nights. Very insightful video Dwight A. Pryor is the Founder and President of the Center for Judaic-Christian Studies in Dayton, Ohio. He is […]

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Why Are Christians Celebrating Hanukkah?

Jesus preached three sermons in which he declared Himself the “light of the world,” and all three could have been during Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights.