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Encouraging Growth with Passover

»Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Encouraging Growth with Passover

Passover, otherwise known as Pesach in Hebrew, is the first Festival of the Lord in the spring, which falls on the 14th of Nissan. This year, that happens to be the 14th of April (2014). Passover has a prophetic and personal application, encouraging growth in the life of the believer. Yeshua (Jesus) died on the afternoon of the 14th of Nissan, at 3:00 p.m., fulfilling prophecy. At the exact moment that the High Priest said, “It is finished,” Yeshua (Jesus) echoed the same sentiment on the cross: When Yeshua (Jesus) had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. –John 19:30 What was finished? The High Priest started slaughtering lambs for the Passover meal at 9:00 a.m. in the morning, and...

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Developing Character with the Festivals of the Lord

»Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Developing Character with the Festivals of the Lord

The Festivals of the Lord, which are referred to in scripture as God’s appointed times (the word in Hebrew is moedim), are both personal and prophetic in nature, developing character within us as we practice them. In the end of the third chapter of Ephesians, Paul prays, That [God] would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man, so that Messiah may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Messiah which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God. Now to Him who is able to do far more...

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Joy: Reflecting on Scripture

»Posted by on Jan 5, 2014 in reflecting on scripture | 0 comments

Joy: Reflecting on Scripture

Have you ever anticipated an event with great excitement? Did you put a huge amount of preparation into getting ready for this event?  And when it was over, were you disappointed that it ended? Did you feel sad after it was over? Was it hard to get back into your regular routine? Recently, I had the opportunity to go out with a friend and participate in a social activity. Representing an extremely rare opportunity for me and desiring to make the most of it, I threw myself into preparation because, in my opinion, planning always increases the enjoyment of any event. My preparations included: getting my nails done having my hair highlighted finding just the right outfit to wear thinking of a special gift for my friend packing the charger for my phone The event...

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