It is no secret that I love the Jewish holidays. This year, as I was preparing to give a teaching on them for the Chinese Church, I discovered a lot of interesting facts that I’ve been mulling over the past few days. This morning, a new and simpler meaning for the Feast of Trumpets suddenly […]
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Yes, I’ve been writing a lot more than usual. These past few days I’ve been feeling such joy and peace in our wonderful Lord Yeshua (Jesus). Perhaps it is the time of year? I will try to space my posts in the future, but today is the evening of Passover, the beginning of my favorite […]
Shavuot is the Feast of Weeks. For Christians it is Pentecost… in the Jewish year, for me, it is my legal wedding anniversary to Rich Hemstreet. Our legal wedding was actually May 23, 2007 (our “real” spiritual wedding was August 10, 2007). I didn’t plan it that way, but I remember looking at the calendar […]
Car washed? Check. Laundry done? Check. House straightened up? Check. Cat sound asleep between computer screen and keyboard? Check. Oh, wait, it’s Passover… did I get rid of all the leaven in my house? Hmmm. Can I claim the Fifth Amendment? My answer will incriminate me. One of the greetings here in Israel is, have […]
In some ways The Feast of Trumpets is a mystery. I have been gaining a new perspective of this holiday recently. It is not only prophetic, looking to a future ingathering of God’s people at the sound of the trumpet. It is reflective of our relationship with God, and maybe even life.