The Book of Leviticus summarizes the biblical Holy Days, in Chapter 23. These are appointments with God that Messiah Yeshua (Jesus) observed during His life and ministry, and Jewish people still celebrate them today. In Hebrew, the Spring Feasts are Pesach and Matzot, Bikkurim and Shavuot. In English, they’re called Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of Firstfruits, and the Feast of Weeks.
September 20, 2021
We usually think of joy and happiness as emotions that come to us as a result of pleasant circumstances or good news. But God’s instructions for the Feast of Sukkot reveal that we are more than passive recipients of joy. The fact that He commands Israel to rejoice shows us that joy can be our choice (Leviticus 23:40). Sukkot is a seven-day festival where God commands the Jewish people to do no work on the first day and come together for a sacred assembly. Synagogue services today include wav...Read More