Category Archives: Appointed Times of YHVH

“These are the appointed feasts of the LORD, the holy convocations, which you shall proclaim at the time appointed for them… (Leviticus 23:4 ESV)

A Sabbath of Solemn Rest

[H]e said to them, “This is what the LORD has commanded: ‘Tomorrow is a day of solemn rest (H7677), a holy Sabbath (H7676) to the LORD; bake what you will bake and boil what you will boil, and all that … Continue reading

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When Was the Son of Man Raised from the Dead?

Christianity teaches that Jesus died on a Friday and was raised on a Sunday, hence the celebration of “Good Friday” and “Easter Sunday”. Many Messianics, however, believe that he was in the grave for three days and three nights, thereby … Continue reading

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Do Not Kindle A Fire

I’m often amazed at how many doctrines of men are a result of verses in Scripture ripped from their immediate contexts.  Sadly, so many are unaware that much of what they believe to be true is not supported in Scripture … Continue reading

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When is the Sabbath Day According to Yeshua?

Did Yeshua ever indicate when the Sabbath day was? I used to think not, but then an online acquaintance brought to my attention the following gospel accounts, which I now realize clearly indicates a particular day of a month (“chodesh”) … Continue reading

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Torah Calendar: 5th Day Start vs 4th Day

About a year ago I had an “Aha!” moment about the calendar put forth in Torah.  At the time I was of the understanding that there were 12 “chodesh” in a year and 30 days in each “chodesh” based on … Continue reading

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Did Manna Start on the 16th or the 17th?

There is some disagreement over the timing of the events laid out in Exodus 16. Some believe it is suggesting the 1st day the manna was provided in the wilderness was on the 16th day of the 2nd chodesh, while … Continue reading

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LXX: New Insight to Day of Atonement’s Sabbath Standing

In looking into the matter of the Day of Atonement being a 7th day Sabbath more deeply, I’ve discovered something new in the Septuagint…well, “new” to me. The Septuagint (LXX) refers to the Day of Atonement like this: Lev 16:31 … Continue reading

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When Does the Feast of Unleavened Bread Start

In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month at even. Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: … Continue reading

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When a Day Begins and Ends

I’ve recently compiled a study on When a Day Begins and Ends according to Genesis 1 that I thought would be helpful to those who are seeking this matter out. I also addressed several of the most popular texts used … Continue reading

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Feast of Tabernacles Sukkot 2011 – Leviticus 23:40 The Way We Did It part 1

23:40 and on the first day ye shall take goodly fruit of trees, and branches of palm trees, and thick boughs of trees, and willows, and branches of osiers from the brook, to rejoice before the Lord your God seven … Continue reading

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