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.

Why You Might Need This for the Rest of Your Life: The Sabbath

  This week’s Torah portion (Exodus 30:11-34:35) includes the blessed gift/command of Shabbat (Sabbath). Even for those whose Sabbath-rest is in Yeshua, I call it: GOD’S GAME CHANGER: SHABBAT SHALOM Deity delighting in creation, Hard-wired in earth’s DNA, Wresting a day to rest a day, In humanity’s heavenly hush. World…...

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    “Then King Ahasuerus said…‘I have given Esther the house of Haman.’” (Esther8:7a) Anyone tempted lately to feel overwhelmed and disheartened by an unrelenting onslaught of bad news? If so, please read on. Purim (March 5) is about God encouraging you and giving you the “house of Haman.” Yeshua…...

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Israel On Fire

  Fires rage about our home in Israel as I look out the window of our office where I now write. Across the country bonfires have been lit to celebrate a traditional holiday called Lag B’omer. Lag B’omer occurs on the 33rd day of the 49 day period known as…...

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Happy Passover and Resurrection Day

  Rejoicing with you at this season that Messiah Yeshua—glorious God as mere Man—redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (Galatians 3:13). What amazing love of the Father that in Yeshua you and I should be called the children of God! His mercies…...

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Happy Purim from Sandy in Israel

  A long time has passed since my last blog article of substance. At the start of 2014, the board of directors of Light of Zion prayerfully decided my overall health was such that I needed to take a medical leave of absence for a year. Decades of intense ministry,…...

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THE MYSTERY OF THE MESSIAH TREE: A Christmas Season Meditation

  To everyone who prayed for my hand surgery last week, deep down thanks! The operation went well. I trust God for total healing and can already type for short periods. And so with only three weeks left till Christmas, I hope you’ll be inspired by this short meditation. Seven…...

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Purim 2013 – Overcoming the Orphan Spirit

“Celebrate yearly the 14th and 15th days of the month of Adar, as the days on which the Jews had rest from their enemies, as the month which was turned from sorrow to joy.” (Esther 9:21) Purim celebrates God’s miraculous rescue of the Jewish people when an evil enemy attempted…...

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Passover Message: I AM

“Thus you shall say to the children of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.'” (Exodus 3:14) Heralding the Passover exodus that would change the world, God appeared to Moses and dramatically revealed His personal name, I AM. As you probably know, names in the Bible are very important.…...

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The New Moon

Happy Rosh Chodesh, everyone! If you know what I’m referring to, you probably also know this post is a few days late. Rosh Chodesh is Hebrew for “Head of the Month” or New Month. It is also known as the New Moon because the biblical calendar is lunar based. The…...

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  Let’s be honest: times are tough. Those who stand for biblical values are increasingly persecuted. But light shines brightest when times are darkest. The Creator doesn’t want us hiding our lights under bushels. That’s not what the original Hanukkah warriors, the Jewish Maccabees, did in their day. So this…...

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