Category Archives: Sabbath

Sabbath Meditation: The Art of Shabbat

I recently purchased Shabbat: The Family Guide to Preparing for and Celebrating the Sabbath by Dr. Ron Wolfson, the president of Synagogue 3000 (synagogue3000.org). Anyone who celebrates Shabbat and could use a few pointers or even just some inspiration would … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation: Almsgiving

I hope you are preparing a beautiful table, as we are at the Leman house. We are laying ours with a burgundy table cloth tonight and using our Jerusalem candlesticks. The few moments you take to make your Sabbath meal … Continue reading

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Torah, Israel, and the Nations: Part 4

We’re in a series about non-Jews and Torah. At least one reader asks why I am not discussing Jews in MJ at the moment. Well, that is an important topic. As it happens, non-Jews in MJ is also an important … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Papias and Messiah's Reign

Shalom, may your home be filled with it this Sabbath and this weekend. If you are Jewish or observant, I pray your table will be a blessing tonight. Spread the cloth, light the candles, pour the wine, and sanctify that … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Walking As He Walked

I hope your table will be as joyous as mine tonight. I have new friends and old coming. I have a fresh supply of wine, six bottles (don’t worry, we won’t drink them all tonight). I have my seven kids … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Faith Like Rahab

Lay out your fine tablecloth. Prepare your challah and wine. Set up your candles and place settings. Make this a fine Shabbat. Sanctify it and set it apart. Blessings to your family, Jewish on non-Jewish, this weekend. May your worship … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Tradition-less Shabbat?

This entry is a little late. I’m just getting it in about 1:15 before Sabbath starts. If you are observant of Sabbath, I pray your table would be a blessing tonight as ours is. May you be surrounded by love. … Continue reading

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Responding to Peter, Part 2

Rising to the challenge I threw out, Peter has responded with numerous citations. He is probably using a secondary source (I wish he would name the source) with a list of citations. He has given so many I cannot respond … Continue reading

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Responding to Peter on Patristic Sabbatarianism

Peter is a friend I’ve made through the blog. He has a blog at merehumanity.wordpress.com Peter wrote today and asked why I had not answered one his recent comments on the blog. I believe the comment posted belowis the one … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Amos and the Plowman

Shalom all, I hope you are preparing for a good Sabbath or (a good worship weekend if you not Jewish). I will be firing up the grill to prepare some fresh burgers for a laid-back Sabbath tonight with just my … Continue reading

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