presence of God. It is also used to call all people
to awareness, to call us to AWAKE
(Peace be with you)
May you be blessed in your visit here. May the Lord guide you and provide you with the answers that you may seek.
A plea for Hebrew study
In this short article, John Piper attempts to cajole his fellow pastors to take their duty to study the original languages of the Scriptures seriously. I would qualify Dr. Piper's comments, however, by insisting that the study of Hebrew must take priority over the study of the Greek text (though of course both are important).
After all, the Greek text of the New Testament derives its authority and veracity from the Jewish Scriptures, and not the other way around. In other words, while it's possible that the Hebrew Scriptures are true and the Greek Scriptures are not, i...
Shavuot measuring our days
By Monte Judah
At the time of this writing it is May of 2010, and we are about to complete God’s instruction of counting of the Omer begun in mid-April with the Feast of First Fruits. On Sunday, May 23, we will count the fiftieth day (the day after seven complete Sabbaths) and observe the feast day called Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks. What significance is there for us today about this one-day festival? Does it have future significance? There is much we can learn from the command to count the Omer to the celebration of the day itself, as we shall see ahead.
By John J Parsons
The Festival of Deliverance
Introduction to Pesach
Passover, or Pesach, begins during the full moon in the first month of the year, namely on the 14th day of Nisan. Passover is called the "feast of freedom" since it celebrates the Exodus of the Israelites from bondage in Egypt and memorializes the night when the faithful were protected by the blood of the lamb - a clear picture of the sacrifice of Yeshua ...