Rosh Hashanah

L'Shanah Tova! Happy (Jewish) New Year! Yes, I'm late. Also, a bit lazy, so here's a repost to tide everyone over. As many of you already know, we are entering into the fall High Holy Days, comprised of the Feasts of Trumpets, Atonement, and Tabernacles. Just as the spring Feastdays celebrate the First Coming of …

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Psalm 27 and the Countdown to Yom Teruah

With Rosh Hashanah fast on its way (Sept. 8, for those who didn't know), a number of Messianic blogs (like Derek's) have already delved into Psalm 27, which is traditionally canted during the month of Elul.  The Just Jewish blog actually has links to some songs based on Psalm 27.  Since part of the purpose …

The Month of Elul

The entire month of Elul, the Feast of Rosh Hashanah, and the nine days separating Rosh Hashanah from Yom Kippur are traditionally days of repentence and fasting in Judaism. Not that one is expected to fast the entire forty-day period (though Yeshua evidentially did after His mikvah), but that partial fasts and shorter full fasts …

Rosh Hashanah

As many of you already know, we are entering into the fall High Holy Days, comprised of the Feasts of Trumpets, Atonement, and Tabernacles. Just as the spring Feastdays celebrate the First Coming of Messiah Yeshua, and Shavuot (Pentecost) celebrates the giving of the Ruach HaKodesh (the Holy Spirit) to the Ekklesia in between the …