Modern Samaritans and the Ancient Passover Sacrifice

One day, while passing through the disreputable district of Samaria, Jesus encountered a woman at a well. You know the story. The woman, uncomfortable at the direction of the conversation, switched to a religious point: “Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, and you Jews say that in Jerusalem is the place where one ought to […]

Jesus the Messiah in the Four Cups of Passover

The four cups of Passover are an integral part of the Passover celebration. They stand for each of the four promises the Lord makes to His people in Exodus 6:6-7. The Cup of Sanctification “I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.”

How to Host a Passover Seder

One of the most moving moments in the life of Jesus occurs at the very end of His earthly ministry. It is known as the Last Supper – the final gathering of Jesus and the disciples to celebrate Passover on the last night of His earthly life. Although many believers have been aware of the […]

Hanukkah: The Eight-Day Party in Praise of God

O Hanukkah, O Hanukkah A festival of joy A holiday, a jolly day For every girl and boy Spin the whirling dreydls All week long Eat the sizzling latkes Sing a happy song Hanukkah! Even the most sophisticated, secular Jewish person cannot help feeling merry when Hanukkah rolls around. Who wouldn’t? It’s a celebration that […]

Peter and Pentecost