Festivals

Special Pesach Message Sh’mot (Exodus 12:21-51)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Special Pesach Message Sh’mot (Exodus 12:21-51) We will start with an analysis of three aspects of Pesach according to the Jewish commentator Ol’ot Ephraim, as they apply to our condition today and during the time of the first Exodus. I added Messianic Jewish concepts to provide a more complete understanding of… Read more »

Was Yahshua crucified on Friday, or was it Wednesday?

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Was Yahshua Crucified on Friday, or was it Wednesday? Traditionally, Good Friday is supposed to be the day on which Yahshua was crucified. Yet, Yahshua said he would be in the heart, or the belly of the earth three days and three nights. There is no possible way, by any stretch… Read more »

Yahshua revealed in Passover(not Easter)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Yahshua revealed in Passover (Not Easter) Every Passover is opened with this prayer: “Praised be Thou, O Lord, King of the Universe, who has sanctified us with Thy commandments, and enjoined upon us the mitzvah (good deed) of kindling the Festival lights… According to tradition, the Israelites were redeemed from Egypt… Read more »

The Origins of Christmas and Yahshua’s Real Birthday

The origins of Christmas and Yahshua’s real Birthday I remember when I was a child during the holiday season of Christmas. My family was not observant of G-d’s laws because they were unaware that we are Jewish. We are indeed part of the lost 10 Tribes that have since been “found.” This is becoming more… Read more »

Special reading for Pesach Sh’mot (Exodus) 12:21-51

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Special Pesach Message Sh’mot (Exodus 12:21-51) We will start with an analysis of three aspects of Pesach according to the Jewish commentator Ol’ot Ephraim, as they apply to our condition today and during the time of the first Exodus. I added Messianic Jewish concepts to provide a more complete understanding of… Read more »

Easter: Against the Commands of G-d

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Easter: Against the Commands of G-d As we once again approach the Pesach Seder, we also hear of the Christian chatter as they prepare for Easter as they claim is in celebration of Christ’s Resurrection. However, such statements reflect the biblical ignorance of many as they are taught by their clergy… Read more »

Yahshua revealed in Passover (Not Easter)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Yahshua revealed in Passover (Not Easter) Every Passover is opened with this prayer: “Praised be Thou, O Lord, King of the Universe, who has sanctified us with Thy commandments, and enjoined upon us the mitzvah (good deed) of kindling the Festival lights… According to tradition, the Israelites were redeemed from Egypt… Read more »

Pesach (Passover)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Pesach (Passover) Did we Jews in the time of Yahshua celebrate the Passover the same way as they do today? Substantially yes, for Jews preserve their traditions tenaciously and faithfully. Passover and Christianity’s Easter whose basis in rooted in paganism, generally coincide in time (usually March or early April). In the… Read more »

Purim: Not a Minor Festival

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Purim: No Minor Festival An old Yiddish saying translated in to English says, “As a high temperature does not denote serious illness, neither is Purim a festival.” Its impression among some that the Feast of Purim is only a minor festival. Although it is true that Purim, a celebration based on… Read more »

Defining the Miracle of Chanukkah

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Defining the Miracle of Chanukkah Many believers in all sects of Judaism look forward to the celebration of Chanukkah, otherwise known as the Festival of Lights or the Festival of Dedication, celebrated in the winter months. This year the celebration begins on the 12th of December (beginning of 25th of Kislev… Read more »