Category Archives: Holidays and Feasts


Our Jewish friends celebrate the end of Passover this week, marking their deliverance and freedom from slavery in Egypt. As followers of Jesus, we are also celebrating our deliverance this week, freedom from the sin that held us captive. The parallels in these celebrations are no coincidence. Jesus, our Passover Lamb, delivers us from death…
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Precious Lamb

We marked Lamb Selection Day on Sunday (Palm Sunday), the day when ancient Jews were instructed to choose a lamb to be slaughtered for their family on Passover. But Passover comes four days later, meaning the lamb was to live with the family during that time. That seems really odd to me. Why this strange…
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New Day

I’m a morning person. I enjoy getting up and starting the work for whatever the day holds. It’s a new day, fresh in all that can be accomplished. By the end of the day, I tend to notice not what I did, but what I didn’t do. A task unfinished, a conversation missed, not eating…
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Hanukkah Light

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 Hanukkah coincides with Christmas this year, which is a delightful collision of traditions. (It was just two years ago that it coincided with Thanksgiving.) Hanukkah…
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