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The Sabbath Breaker

Was Jesus a Show-Off?

Martha, the sister of Lazarus, objected to opening her brother’s tomb. She said, “My Master, by this time there will be a stench, for he has been dead four days.” The Master dismissed Martha’s objection to lifting the stone from the tomb. He told her, “Did I not tell you that if you believe, you will behold the glory of God?” "If you believe"? What if Martha had not believed? Would the Master have performed…

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The First Messianic Haggadah

For many centuries, Jewish people have put faith in Yeshua, only to be absorbed and assimilated into Christianity. Modern Messianic Judaism was ignited in the mid-1800s as Christians of Jewish descent began to assert the value of their Jewish identity, the Torah, and the Jewish way of life. One of the earliest pioneers of this era was Rabbi Joseph Rabinowitz (1837-1899), who grew up in a Chasidic Russian family. He founded what may be considered…

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The Bible refers to the Tabernacle as the Ohel Mo'ed (אהל מעד), a term that our English Bibles translate as "Tent of Meeting." The word mo'ed can refer to an appointed time or place. The Tabernacle was God's appointed place to meet with man at His appointed times. Leviticus 23 presents a list of God's appointed times (mo'adim, מעדים). They are the holy days which...

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Exodus Epic, Part 1: The Exodus Epic teaches us that the God who is high and exalted is One who is passionate and purposeful about coming down and being near His people, dwelling in their midst. At Passover (Pesach) we remember and re-enact the Exodus Epic, the awesome and mighty event of our redemption. We should recognize, however, that the Exodus from Egypt was never...

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Month: Iyyar (אייר)

The Splendor of Iyyar

On the biblical calendar, Iyyar can get overlooked. Couched between the festivals of Passover and Shavuot, Iyyar may seem like a period of waiting. However, to downgrade Iyyar to a second-class month would be a mistake. Iyyar is derived from an Akkadian word that means "splendor" or "blossoming." It corresponds to the Hebrew "Ziv," the name given to the second month in the days of...

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Fresh studies and activities for the whole family, based on the historical and current events from the Jewish calendar. Includes:

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The Midnight Visitor

The special prayer that our Master taught his disciples can be found in both Matthew 6 and Luke 11. The wording of each varies slightly, but both contain the mysterious Greek word epiousion, the word conventionally translated “daily” as in “daily bread.” But in my book First Steps in Messianic... Read »

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