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December 2012

SOMETHING WORTH CELEBRATING

December 2012

Christians have more reason to rejoice and celebrate than any other religion on earth.  As Christians, we worship God who assures us of salvation in a way that no religion can offer.  We receive salvation without any human possibility to merit it. The Christmas season should be a time of festivit...Read More

FESTIVALS

December 2012

Three times a year all males in Israel were required to appear before God; at the feast of Passover, Pentecost and Tabernacles. Besides these, were the Feasts of Trumpets, and Day of Atonement. These feasts were designed to keep God in the thoughts of the people, and promote national unity. The sacr...Read More

PASSOVER: THE CELEBRATION OF THE REDEEMED

December 2012

The first festival in the religious and social life of the people of Israel was the Passover. According to Mishnah, Passover means two things - the historic event and its later recurrent institutional commemoration. The conjoined prohibition of leaven symbolizes the haste of that unforgettab...Read More

The Feast of First-Fruits

December 2012

“The first of the first-fruits of thy land thou shalt bring into the house of the Lord thy God” (Exod 23:19).“Now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the first-friuts of them that slept” (1cor. 15: 20).“First-fruits of the resurrection,He is risen from the tombNow I stand in new crea...Read More

The Day of Atonement

December 2012

“On that day shall the priest make atonement for you, to cleanse you, that ye may be clean from all your sins before the Lord” (Lev.16:30).“So Christ also having been once offered to bear the sins of many, shall appear a second time, apart from sin, to them that wait for Him unto salvation” ...Read More

THE FEAST OF PENTECOST

December 2012

The feast of Pentecost is also called the Feast of Weeks. Introduction A festival is a special occasion of celebration.  It is an integral part of every community across the world and observed for various reasons. Israel’s festivals however were communal, comme-morative, theological...Read More

THE FEAST OF TABERNACLES

December 2012

“Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them…” (Revelation 21:3) Have you ever rented two motel rooms, side by side, you and your spouse in one room and the children next door, nothing but a four-inch wall separating the two of you? To a loving parent those four inch...Read More