“I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” Elie Weisel
While David eloquently acknowledges God’s preservation of the Jewish people, the prophet Isaiah assures that God is aware of all they have had to endure.
Set an alarm to pause in a moment of silent solidarity with our Jewish friends, neighbors and co-workers. Then, determine to use Yom HaShoah to counter those who attempt to diminish and co-opt the memory of the Holocaust.
They were puzzled. It didn’t make sense. Was it a riddle? In a little while they wouldn’t see Him, but in a little while they would see Him again because He was going to His Father? The disciples were confused.
I AM the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?
The portrayal of Messiah’s sufferings in the 53rd chapter of Isaiah draws us to a profound assessment. No one is exempt; our condition is innate: “All we like sheep have gone astray.”
May your Passover with family and friends be a peaceful and joyful celebration. Chag Pesach Sameach—Happy Passover!
The Lord Jesus on the same night in which He was betrayed took bread; and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, ‘Take, eat; this is My body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance of Me.’
Beginning with His entrance into Jerusalem, everything Jesus experienced during His final week of ministry was foreordained as a set time in God’s redemptive plan.
Therefore the Jews of the villages who dwelt in the unwalled towns celebrated the fourteenth day of the month of Adar with gladness and feasting, as a holiday, and for sending presents to one another.