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Sukkot, Gentiles, and the Messianic Kingdom

Sukkot is a foretaste of the Messianic Kingdom, when there will be peace on earth, Israel’s enemies will be defeated, and Jew and Gentile will dwell together serving the one true God. Sukkot is a prophetic shadow of the coming kingdom of heaven.

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Sukkot

What Is the Feast of Tabernacles?

According to Zechariah, there will come a time when people from all nations “will go up year after year to worship the King, the LORD Almighty, and to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles.” But what is that? Learn about the biblical festival of Sukkot and its meaning for Jews and Christians.

4 days ago

Sukkot

Sukkot in Genesis

It is interesting that in Jewish tradition Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret are related to the Messianic Era and the World to Come. How fitting would it be if Joseph, a type and shadow of our Master, revealed himself to his brothers during this time?

4 days ago

Israel News

US Cuts Palestinian Funding, Amnesty for IDF Draft Dodgers, and Hannah's Tomb.

The U.S. cut all funding for Palestinian refugees, but Israeli Defense officials want to find replacement funds. Plus, IDF mandatory service dodgers get a break for the holidays. This and more in the Weekly Israel News Recap (Without the Rhetoric).

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The Suffering Messiah in the Prayers of Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is a day of complete fasting and intense prayer. It is the holiest day of the year, when we are purified from our sins. Many traditional Jewish prayer books for the Day of Atonement contain a surprising passage that describes the suffering, forgiveness, and new creation found in the Messiah.

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Yom Kippur

Theophilus Lucky on Yom Kippur

HaShem commanded them to offer the blood of bulls and sheep in order to atone for the sins of the Israelites. Blood atones and covers over the crimes of mankind, and HaShem erases them from his book, for he is a gracious and compassionate God.

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Messianic Judaism

Lingua Franca

For millennia the Jewish people have kept Hebrew alive, and it has been the common uniting language for Jews all over the world. Today’s Messianic Jewish movement is largely inept at speaking this language. What does this say about Messianic Jewish communities?

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The Fast of Gedaliah

The Fast of Gedaliah is another wonderful opportunity for both Messianic Jews and Gentiles to connect with the Master’s words, mourn, and pray for the current state of the world, and it serves as a physical reminder that we need to be eagerly anticipating and working toward Yeshua’s second coming.

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Rosh Hashanah

The Compassionate Father

We are currently in a season of repentance. We, the collective whole of God’s people both Jew and Gentile, young and old, rich and poor, free and enslaved, are praying prayers of repentance from the Siddur that reflect our humble posture as we approach our just King during this time of corporate repentance.

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Cheshbon Nefesh

Better Than the World to Come

When we enter the World to Come we will be like the angels who behold the infinite light of God. We will be like the Messiah who beholds the glory of the Father. That’s why repentance and choosing to do right is something that only has real meaning now.

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Didache

The Little Apocalypse

While at first glance this chapter appears to be merely predicting future events surrounding Yeshua’s second coming, the material highlights the urgency that disciples must continue daily walking in the Way of Life and avoiding the Way of Death. The little apocalypse makes several allusions to previous material in the Didache.

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