Rejoicing in the Law is alive and well in Jewish celebrations around the world and especially in the land of God’s ancient people. The Christian community would do well to make God’s Word a joyful priority again.
Heartfelt wishes for a happy Thanksgiving holiday weekend!
The sukkah memorializes God’s faithful provision in the past as Israel wandered in the wilderness. Waving the lulav joyfully acknowledges His bountiful supply in the present. But, there is also a future element to Sukkot.
The momentous 24-hour event of Yom Kippur draws attention to God’s provision for the annual covering of Israel’s national sin. A profound message, however, is embedded in the ancient ritual for all who live in the 21st century.
May the year 5778 be filled with abundant blessing and peace!
All who espouse a Judeo-Christian worldview must be aware of not just the traditional significance ascribed to the sounding of the shofar on Rosh Hashanah, but the biblical relevance to life in the 21st century.
The Jewish community does this the day after Tisha B’Av every year—they move on. They do not stay focused on tragedies. They spend Tisha B’Av recognizing the horrific events of the past, reflecting on the significance, and then wake-up the next morning to a new day.
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.
With this year marking Canada’s sesquicentennial, why not pray for elected officials as you gather with family and friends? The freedoms we enjoy should never be taken for granted.
Use Father’s Day to remind yourself of all the good times spent with your father. And then, honor your father today by expressing love and gratitude to him for the investment he has made in your life!
As you celebrate Pentecost Sunday, take a moment to consider what the indwelling ministry of the Holy Spirit means to you, to the success of your local church and your responsibility to impact the world.
Count fifty days to the day after the seventh Sabbath; then you shall offer a new grain offering to the LORD. You shall bring from your dwellings two wave loaves of two-tenths of an ephah. They shall be of fine flour; they shall be baked with leaven. They are the firstfruits to the LORD.
“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.”
Ascension Day is more than a date on the calendar. Ascension Day is an annual reminder to live with expectancy!
Come and see the works of God…We went through fire and through water; but You brought us out to rich fulfillment.