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Messianic Omer Count

Traditionally between Passover and Pentecost, each week of counting the Omer is dedicated to a spiritual quality to which we aspire. Turning these qualities toward Yah, we see these qualities fully embodied in Him, and a verse for each day of the week relates…

The Passover Promise

In today’s Triennial cycle reading Acts 1:10, Yeshua told the disciples to wait for the promise of the Father, the Holy Spirit. This was fulfilled 50 days later at Shavuot. The “Promise of the Father” is a phrase used during the Passover Seder, made…

Pesach Then and Now 2020

Fascinating parallels appear in comparing the first Passover week with Passover 2020, both beginning on a Wednesday evening. Enjoy this chart: PassoverWeekThenAnd2020Chart

4/4/2020 Shabbat Notes from Pastor Jim

Psalm 102 v. 1-5 An anguished prayer for healing from sickness – very appropriate for those suffering from the Covid-19 virus pandemic.  Even if you are not sick, all of us are being hurt by the impact of this global crisis.  Many are in…

Yom Kippur

The longest and most intense of the Yom Kippur services is called Mussaf. It corresponds to the additional sacrificial offerings that were brought in the days of the Temple (see Numbers 29:7-11). The intensity of Mussaf reaches its most climactic moment at the prayer called the Kedushah, in…

How to tie Tzitzit symbolizing His Name

Numbers 15:37-40 ~ The LORD said . . . “Throughout the generations to come you are to make tassels (‘tzitziot’) on the corners of your garments, with a blue cord on each tzitzit. You will look upon them to remember all the commands of the…

1/21/17 – Jubilee

1/21/17 – Looking toward our homecoming:  Leviticus 25:54 says slaves go free in the JUBILEE year (the year of homecoming). A few verses later Leviticus 26:4 says He sends the rains so the earth yields its PRODUCE. And in Exodus 19:13 “When the RAM’S…