"Now when the news was heard in Pharaoh's house that Joseph's brothers had come, it pleased Pharaoh and his servants." (Genesis 45:16) Pharaoh was delighted when he heard that Joseph's brothers had come to Egypt. He immediately made provision to bring the entire family to Egypt so they could survive the famine in safety and comfort. He provided wagons for the move. He promised them...
The Adam Sandler song (or maybe the Neil Diamond cover) may be many Christians’ only exposure to the holiday. We know it’s eight days long, and we know that some candles are lit—and that’s about it. Oh, right—it’s Jewish. We know that. Chanukkah is a Jewish holiday. It’s kind of like, we think, some kind of Jewish substitute for Christmas. They saw all the fun...
Month: Tevet (×˜×‘×ª)
Tevet is the tenth month of the biblical calendar year. The name "Tevet" is the Babylonian name of the month. In the Bible, it is referred to both as "the tenth month" as well as "Tevet," as in Esther 2:16, "And when Esther was taken to King Ahasuerus into his royal palace in the tenth month, which is the month of Tebeth..." As we enter...
06 â€” Exile and Redemption
Exile and redemption are two of the most significant Biblical concepts and in episode six viewers will learn that these two concepts play a major role in the job ...
05 â€” Son of David
In Jewish thought one of the most important titles for Messiah is “Son of David.” Episode five will explore the title “Son of David” in de...
Posted in Teaching Team
In light of the release of God-Fearers, I am doing a series of blogs that further explores the topics introduced in the book as well as answer some frequently asked questions. Last week I had the privilege of spending time in New Jersey and New York for Thanksgiving and... Read »
- Simple Chanukah Gifts
- God-Fearers: One from the Nations
- South Africa: The Long Journey Home
- A Time For Peace