For all who revere and believe the Bible the blasts of the shofar on Yom Teruah 5779 are a prophetic reminder that God’s promises will be fulfilled.
When Messiah establishes His Messianic Kingdom, the literal fulfillment of God’s promises to Israel will be complete and the mourning associated with Tisha B’Av will no longer be relevant.
While world leaders have pondered approaches and formulas for making nations great, Solomon—who was known for his God-given wisdom—articulated the essence of national greatness in just four words.
It is my prayer that you’ll take time to consider what the indwelling ministry of the Holy Spirit means to you, to the success of your local church and your mandate to impact the world with the Good News. Begin now to make preparations to celebrate Pentecost Sunday—it’s the birthday of the church!
Shavuot as described in the New Testament book of Acts marks the birthday of the church. Without the historical background, however, you may be surprised to learn that the festival was inaugurated by Moses and is still joyfully celebrated in Israel some 3,500 years later.