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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 Jewish Prayer (and in summary in this video) I present an alternate opinion that is common among many scholars: epiousion means something to the effect...

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In this Torah portion, Moses descends from Mount Sinai, ascends the mountain, and descends again. That is to say, he came down from heaven, returned to heaven, and came down a second time. The first and second coming of the Messiah follows the same pattern. As the divine Logos descended from the heavenly glory of the Father to take on flesh and dwell among men,...

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Lately we hear a lot of buzz about the environment. There is endless discussion in the news about the environmental damage humans are causing to wildlife habitats and bodies of water. Every major city seems to have a cloud of smog above it that won't go away. All over the world, scientists are announcing statistics which say if we don't do something quickly, imminent disaster...

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Month: Adar (אדר)

Giving, Mercy and Salvation

As hard as it is to believe, we have come again to the last month of the Biblical calendar, the month of Adar. But before we begin the cycle of months again, we are privileged to remember and celebrate the events recorded in the Book of Esther. This celebration, which is in the middle of the month, is known as Purim, where the Holy One...

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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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25 — Resurrection

In Jewish thought the ultimate expression of God’s power is the resurrection of the dead, and the ultimate resurrection was that of Jesus himself. In episod...

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Tu Bishvat: Emerging from Dormancy

There are four beginnings to the year. The first day of the month of Nisan is the beginning of the year for determining the reign of kings and the times of the pilgrimage festivals. The first day of Elul is the beginning of the year for tithing livestock. ...... Read »

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