Why I pay attention to things leading up to Rosh Hashanah

If you know me then you know I am pretty heavily influenced (as I think followers of Jesus should be) by the textual pictures in the Hebrew Bible. After all this is the Bible Jesus taught from when he walked the planet. The Hebrew language is picturesque and God is even more so. He is … Continue reading Why I pay attention to things leading up to Rosh Hashanah

Happy Shavuot! (Pentecost Pictures)

Today is Shavuot (Pentecost). As disciples of Jesus we celebrate the giving of the Holy Spirit in Acts 2. Shavuot is a holy day commanded by the LORD (Leviticus 23:15-16) that commemorates the giving of Torah (Exodus 19-20:23). The giving of the Law. The giving of the Spirit. Pentecost pictures. Jeremiah 31:33 (ESV) 33 For … Continue reading Happy Shavuot! (Pentecost Pictures)

Da Lifne Mi Atah Omed

Interesting title?  What does it mean? Listen to the voices of our culture.  Listen to Christian men and women as they talk and walk the halls of church on Sunday.  Listen to your children as they chat with friends, talk on the phone, or simply express amazement.  There is a sense in our culture, in … Continue reading Da Lifne Mi Atah Omed