Love Is King

The following article appeared in our local paper today.  Unfortunately, the paper changed the title and cut the last two paragraphs so I am not linking this to their digital edition. *** Believe it or not, “Christ” is not Jesus’s last name.  “Christ” means “anointed one.”  Anointing in biblical times meant pouring oil on someone’s…

Weeks/Pentecost (part 1)

Painting from http://theschoolofthetransferofenergy.com/tag/moses-and-aaron/ In the third month, the Israelites observed the Feast of Weeks, presumably named because it was held seven weeks and one day after Firstfruits.  This span of time equals 50 days, so the feast also came to be known as Pentecost (=“fiftieth”) (Lev. 23:15, 16; Acts 2:1).  During this 50 days, more of…

Christ in the Feasts

In December of 2011, the Lord drew me to study the seven feasts that Israel observed (see Leviticus 23).  Throughout 2012, I studied the feasts off and on.  My church also let me teach about each feast as it came up on the calendar.  Gradually, I organized my notes into a new booklet, and I’m…