Monthly Archives: April 2009

Update to Omer Prayer Calendar

For any who are praying and have been following the prayer topics added by the UMJC for the Omer counting, I’ve posted the new week at tikvatdavid.com on the bottom of the home page.

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A.N. Wilson: Critic of Jesus, Now a Follower

Wow! I just saw this on Scot McKnight’s blog (a favorite hangout of mine). A.N. Wilson, British writer and formerly a fervent critic of Christianity and religion, and author of a book which dismisses Jesus, is not only a believer, … Continue reading

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Seventh Day of Passover: Happy Yom Tov!

And on the fifteenth day of the same month is the Feast of Unleavened bread to the Lord; for seven days you shall eat unleavened bread. On the first day you shall have a holy convocation; you shall not do … Continue reading

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Sefer Ha-Aggadah, The Book of Legends

Imagine having a book which organizes all or most of the midrashic stories and legends into one volume ordered thematically to follow the Bible and important topics. Wouldn’t that be a resource too good to be true? Well, its not … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Holiday and a Shavuot Book

Shavuot (Christians call it Pentecost) is sort of the forgotten holiday. It is not mystical and storied like Passover. It is not outdoorsy and decorative like Sukkot (Tabernacles). It is only one day (traditionally two in the diaspora) and not … Continue reading

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Who Forgot the Matzah? Passover Humor…

It wasn’t until I drove 40 minutes in Atlanta traffic to the synagogue last night that I realized I remembered the 1,036 other things I had to bring and forgot the one, most important thing . . . matza! We … Continue reading

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In-Depth Article: Passover and Yeshua's Crucifixion

In recent weeks we had a lot of controversy here at Messianic Jewish Musings about Passover, the Last Supper, and the timing of Yeshua’s crucifixion and resurrection. I have taken some of the earlier material, made an extensive introduction explaining … Continue reading

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The Omer & the UMJC Prayer Calendar

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Joyous Passover & Some Readings for the Seder

I wish everyone a joyous Seder tonight wherever you are. I hope you are able to recline with four cups of wine and plenty of matza and turkey or brisket or chicken. Even the poorest should feel like kings and … Continue reading

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#2 in The Hebrew Bible Speaks: Carnal Election

This is the second installment in a book I am writing here on Messianic Jewish Musings. The tentative title is The Hebrew Bible Speaks. In short chapters I will explore the theology of the Hebrew Bible. ……………………………………. The ways of … Continue reading

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