Archive for the ‘Feasts’ Category

Thoughts on Passover (ט׳ בניסן ה׳תש״ע (March 24, 2010))

Hi all. It’s been a while since the last update, but Passover (Pesach) is coming up and the timing this year is particularly interesting. This year, the days fall out exactly as they did in the year Jesus (Yeshua) was crucified.

In Paths of Righteousness (כ״ב בשבט ה׳תש״ע (February 6, 2010))

Ps 23:3 He restores my soul: He leads me in paths of righteousness for His names´ sake. This is a pretty typical English translation of this very well known verse of probably the best known and most oft quoted Psalm of David. We have generally considered it to mean that He will direct us, day […]

Times of Refreshing (כ״ב בשבט ה׳תש״ע (February 6, 2010))

In Exodus 31:17, when Moses is recounting the creation story to Israel, we read “…and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed”. The phase “and was refreshed” is vayinnafash (vav-yod-nun-nun-fey-shin). Nafash (to catch ones’ breath, to breathe, to rest) is from the same root as nefesh (living soul), which we find in the […]