Dustin writes, "Seven weeks, or approximately 50 days, after the Feast of Unleavened Bread, God’s people are commanded to celebrate the Shavuot or the “Feast of Weeks.” This feast is now upon us this week. But what is there to celebrate?"
Dustin writes, "We are currently in the Jewish season of “Counting the Omer.” This is a time where the Jewish people practice something very similar to what my wife and I did with our sticky notes, but where we counted sticky notes, they count the omer."
Dustin writes, "We can see one example of the Old and New Testaments being twins by looking at the story of the Exodus from the Old Testament and then the story of the Gadarene demoniac in the New Testament."
Dustin writes, "Calling Yeshua “rabbi” wasn’t wrong because He is the greatest Rabbi. But, it gives us insight into Judas’ heart and the way he viewed the Messiah."
Dustin writes, "With Purim being in our midst, I’d like to quickly recap the whole story of Esther and then compare it to a revelation from the New Testament."
Dustin writes, "The covenants, the law, the patriarchs, the seed that produced Messiah Yeshua — all of these belong to Israel. But, what about the nations? What about those who are not born Israelites?"
Dustin writes, "God’s people are loved and He is in the habit of saving them in times of trouble — both physically and spiritually. From the Raoul Wallenberg to Yeshua Himself, it has always been God’s plan to save lives in multitudes."
Dustin writes, "What did Adam and Eve wear in the Garden? We know the LORD clothed them in an animal after the Fall, but did they walk around in the nude before that? Could they have been clothed in something before that?"
Dustin writes, "Let’s look at the first time “grace” is found in the Bible. We only have to travel a few pages into the Torah...
Dustin writes, "It’s the “season of lights” and a celebration of the temple’s rededication. It’s remembered by eating fried desserts and playing dreidel, but what’s the central focus?"
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