Snoring in the Library

Ever-Increasing Light Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion Sabbaths, Feasts, and More “A wise man will listen and will add to his wisdom, and the intelligent will gain leadership” (Proverbs 1:5). According to the most popular book ever sold in the history of man, the Bible, the wise get wisdom and become wiser. It sounds appealing….

Tastes like Cake

Ever-Increasing Light A Messianic Daily Devotional “…Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden…

Make-Shift Cloister

Ever-Increasing Light A Messianic Daily Devotional “You hem me in behind and before, and you lay your hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me, too lofty for me to attain” (Psalm 139:5-6 NIV). As a kid, did you ever make a tent in your bedroom with sheets and towels? Do you remember that cozy…

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…