The Weight of Sadness

Ever-Increasing Light Sabbath, Feasts, and More Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion “The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!” (John 1:9 NKJV). Jewish people around the world are preparing for Passover. And the wonderful story of the exodus from … More The Weight of Sadness

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 … More Strange Hankering

Sabbath as a Bride

Ever-Increasing Light A Messianic Daily Devotional “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8). The Sabbath is compared with a bride, coming to the people of God in purity and sanctity. Many Shabbat rituals surround this thought. Sixteenth-century mystics created the Friday evening service called in Hebrew Kabbalat Shabbat, which means welcoming the … More Sabbath as a Bride