Biblical Feasts & Holidays

The biblical feasts are “appointed times” in which God’s people can engage with Him in special ways. All believers, Gentile and Jewish, are invited to celebrate the feasts with a heart focus on Yeshua.

This Hanukkah, What Would the Maccabees Say to Us?

This week we welcome the radiance of Hanukkah, the Feast of Dedication described in John 10:22. Annually, Hanukkah casts its faithful glow of heaven’s life-light into our hearts. It reminds us that no darkness can or will extinguish the fire of God’s covenant love. That love burns eternally for you,…...

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A Season of Revelation
Counting the Omer

Blessings tonight on Second Passover and Day 28 of the Omer Count! Second Passover (Pesach Sheni) occurs on the biblical date of Iyar 13-14, corresponding this year to May 7-8. According to Numbers 9:6-13, Pesach Sheni was offered to those few Israelites who were unable to celebrate Passover at the…...

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This Year’s Historic Passover

Passover 2020 will stand as the first year in history that multitudes of Christians around the world rally to observe the biblical feast. There is a collective sense that God is calling His global family to stand watch with Him (Exodus 12:42) on this biblical feast as we pass over…...

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Hanukkah’s Inspiration for God’s People Today

Happy Hanukkah as we celebrate the Feast of Dedication with candle lighting, songs and special foods. Amid the festivities, let us remember the real victory of Hanukkah took place when a singular family of priests, known as the Maccabees, inspired a faithful remnant of God’s people to overpower the demonized…...

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The Feast of Trumpets (Yom Teruah): Much More than a Dress Rehearsal

The atmosphere in Israel this week is tinged with lively expectancy, despite the drama of political posturing and military threats of Iran. Around the country, preparations are underway for Yom Teruah (Day or Feast of Trumpets), also known as Rosh HaShanah (Head of the Year) on September 30. Yom Kippur…...

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Engage with Yeshua this Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, will be observed this year Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening, October 8-9. God commissioned Israel’s high priest on this most holy day to provide for the atonement of His people’s sins. For followers of Yeshua, who according to 1 Peter 2:9 are a royal…...

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Are you hungry for more of God, His love, purity and presence? The upcoming weeks could provide an opportunity for you to align with Israel and feast on Him in a special way.  Bein ha Metzarim (“Between the Straits”) is a watershed period of time in the biblical calendar, beginning…...

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Tuesday’s Israeli Election

The biblical Feast of Trumpets (“Yom Teruah”), falling this year on September 29-30, is still two weeks away. But this Tuesday, September 17, trumpets of another sort will sound their awakening calls. On that day the citizens of Israel will cast their votes in a second effort to elect a…...

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Passover – Resurrection Transition: Israel’s Government Will be on His Shoulders

Israeli politics have drawn world attention this week. The votes have been counted and many are congratulating Benjamin Netanyahu and the Likud party for his record-setting 5th term as Prime Minister. In fact, however, Mr. Netanyahu has not been appointed prime minister—as least not yet. We write this article to…...

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Recouping a Lost Passover-Crucifixion-Resurrection Nexus

This Friday, Jewish people around the world will observe Passover. At the same time, Christians will commemorate Good Friday. On Sunday, most will celebrate the glorious Resurrection of Messiah. (Some Orthodox traditions and Messianic Jews, based on Leviticus 23:9-14, will observe Resurrection Day on April 8.) More and more, God’s…...

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