Biblical Feasts & Holidays

10 Fascinating Facts about Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) September 20-27, 2021

The word Sukkot is plural for sukkah, referring to a booth or hut. Sukkah stems from the Hebrew root sakak, meaning to cover over or protect. During the Feast of Sukkot, we live in booths (sukkot) for seven days to remember God’s protective covering and provision during Israel’s 40 years…...

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Yom Kippur 5782: Day of At-one-ment for Israel, the Church and the Nations

The Levitical feast of Yom Kippur (known as the Day of Atonement) starts tonight, September 15, the tenth day of the seventh month (Tishri) of the biblical calendar year. It is the sixth of seven annual Levitical feasts, three of which occur in the fall. Since ancient times the Jewish people…...

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Yom Teruah 5782: What are Heaven’s Shofars Declaring?

Yom Teruah falls this year on September 6-8. It is the first of three fall feasts, or appointed times with the Lord, set forth in Leviticus 23:23-43. Yom Teruah literally means Day of Blasting, but the holiday is more commonly known as the Feast of Trumpets. The day is to…...

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Celebrating the Feast of Shavuot, 17 May 2021

Today is Shavuot (Feast of Weeks). What does this feast mean for you and me and what is God’s greatest gift to us through it? Despite the difficulties of the times, something wonderful is taking place in the global Body of Christ. Around the world, more and more believers have…...

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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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