Author Archives: Michael Norten

The Feast of Pentecost (Shavuot)

The Feast of Pentecost (Shavuot)

Editors Note: Amazing prophecies of God’s plans for the world can be found embedded in the customs of the feasts of Israel. The intricate detail of the prophecies illustrated in the observances of these feasts provide insight into God’s plan for the ages. Sunday May 31st is Pentecost, also known as The Feast of The Weeks

The Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur)

Editors Note: Amazing prophecies of God’s plans for the world can be found embedded in the customs of the feasts of Israel. The intricate detail of the prophecies illustrated in the observances of these feasts provide insight into God’s plan for the ages. On the evening of October 8th Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement begins

Yom Kippur Part 2: The Observances of the Day of Atonement

Editors Note: We hope you enjoyed yesterday’s devotion from Unlocking the Secrets of the Feasts. If you didn’t get a chance to read Part 1, here it is. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement is October 8-9. For Jews, it is a day of repentance to God often observed by 25 hours of fasting, going to synagogue

The Mysterious Festival of Hanukkah

Everyone has some awareness of the holiday called Hanukkah, because of its proximity to Christmas. You hear people say, “Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah”. Many Jews even exchange gifts within their respective families, primarily with the children because of the influence of Christmas. As we all know, it is very much a Jewish celebration, but

The Lamb, Yahweh

  Editor’s Note: For those of us who aren’t familiar with Jewish traditions, Passover is an eight-day festival which is celebrated from the 15th to the 22nd of the Hebrew month called Nissan. The dates on the American calendar change every year. This year Passover is Friday, April 22 (Shabbat, or Sabbath) in the evening through

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