Am I the Answer to My Prayer?

Ever-Increasing Light Sabbaths, Feasts, and More Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion “I have heard the prayer and plea you have made before me; I have consecrated this temple, which you have built, by putting my Name there forever. My eyes and my heart will always be there” (I Kings 9:3). All over the world, Jewish…

Strange Hankering

Ever-Increasing Light Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion Sabbaths, Feasts, and More “That He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless” (Ephesians 5:2). Recently I bought a new cloth for my dining table. The size I…

Secrets and Revelations

Ever-Increasing Light Sabbaths, Feasts, and More Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion Jewish people around the world commemorate Purim annually on the 14th day of Adar on the Hebrew calendar, and this holiday will fall on our calendar this year on March 11th. According to tradition, celebrations will commence the evening of the 10th. The Scroll…

What Does ‘S-T-R-I-P-P-E-R’ Spell?

Ever-Increasing Light Sabbaths, Feasts, and More Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after…

Why is it Important to Pull up Chairs Around an Olive Tree?

Ever-Increasing Light Sabbaths, Feasts, and More Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion “Your wife will be like a fruitful grapevine, flourishing within your home. Your children will be like vigorous young olive trees as they sit around your table” (Psalm 128:3 NIV). I snapped this photo on the Mt. of Olives in the Garden of Gethsemane….

The New Sheriff in Town — Millennial Leaders with New Paradigms

Ever-Increasing Light Sabbaths, Feasts, and More Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion “Take the rod, and gather the assembly together, in Kadesh, you, and Aaron your brother, and speak to the rock before their eyes; and it shall give forth his water, and you shall bring forth to them water out of the rock: so you…

They Outright Laugh

Ever-Increasing Light Sabbaths, Feasts, and More Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion “What is the price of five sparrows—two copper coins? Yet God does not forget a single one of them. And the very hairs on your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are more valuable to God than a whole flock of…

That Raw Egg Staring Me in the Face

 Ever-Increasing Light Sabbaths, Feasts, and More Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion “If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will save it” (Matthew 16:5). The first Messianic Jewish Bible Institute began in a small, fishing village about 50 kilometers outside…

They Cried, “Diana!”

Ever-Increasing Light Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion Sabbaths, Feasts, and More “…the possibility that the temple of the great goddess Diana will lose its influence, and that Diana—this magnificent goddess worshiped not only throughout this part of Turkey but all around the world—will be forgotten!” (Acts 19:27b NLT). I blinked my eyes in disbelief as…

No Cell Phone for 24 Hours?

Ever-Increasing Light Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion Sabbaths, Feasts, and More “My beloved is to me a pouch of myrrh which lies all night between my breasts” (Song of Songs 3:13). Recently, I relished a conversation with a young man. Preparing to travel the world to share the Good News, his face lit up when…