L’Shana Tovah. Besides this greeting for Rosh Hashanah, we also wish one another a “sweet new year”. In a little while we will be celebrating the new year with sweets of all kinds, including the very traditional apples and honey. Now the origins of our tradition of apples and honey is debated but there are a few facts we know.
L’shana Tova. During our Rosh HaShanah services we read Twelve Reasons Why We Blow The Shofar. We blow the shofar for a variety of reasons, from remembering the binding of Isaac to the return of Messiah Yeshua. We may blow the shofar for a variety of reasons, but the shofar essentially has a straightforward purpose. The sound of the shofar
Happy New Year, everyone! I know that for some of you this is your first High Holidays experience, and I’m excited for you, because you are going to discover that thematically there is so much about these three important Fall holidays that points us to Yeshua the Messiah, and the salvation He provides, and His Second Coming to Planet Earth.
This Rosh HaShana, I'm sensing more than I've ever sensed before that the world is a mess and getting messier by the week and by the month. Secular humanism, the idea that man is what is important, not God, is the dominant world view in western civilization. Western civilization is not only post-Christian, but in many ways it is anti-Christian.
It Was All So Sudden Luke 12:35-40 A Rosh HaShanah Message for 5776 A few weeks ago Ari and I had the chance to go out to Willow Run for this year’s air show featuring the United States Navy Blue Angels. Their precision flying is a beautiful thing to behold! At one point, while four out of the six planes