"'Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ (Messiah) the Lord'" (Luke 2:10b, 11) What has become of Christmas? Just take a look at the … Continue reading Christmas – – Making A Mess of Christ?
“There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. This man came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light (the Lord Jesus Christ), that all through him might believe. He (John) was not that Light (Jesus), but was sent to bear witness of that Light. That was the true Light which … Continue reading Chanukah
“Then, six days before the Passover...” “...a great multitude...took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, and cried out: ‘Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORDI The King of Israel” (John 12:1, 12-13)! So what is this all about? Palm Sunday : Recalling when numerous people came … Continue reading Palm Sunday, Passover and The Passion of Christ
"So this day shall be to you a memorial; and you shall keep it as a feast to the LORD throughout your generations. You shall keep it as a feast by an everlasting ordinance" (Exodus 12:14) Every year, around Easter, our Jewish friends celebrate the Passover they call Pesach. It is a tremendously important holiday … Continue reading Passover
"But when Esther came before the king, he commanded by letter that this wicked plot which Haman had devised against the Jews should return on his own head, and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows. So they called these days Purim (lots), after the name Pur (Esther 9:25, 26a). Purim … Continue reading Purim 2019