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Did Yeshua (Jesus) Observe The New Moon?

We must remember that Yeshua (Jesus) taught by not only what he said, but by what he did.

Yeshua very clearly observed the Feasts of the LORD that are outlined in Leviticus 23. He went up to Jerusalem for Passover, Shavuot, and Sukkot. He performed miracles on the feast days.

And as his ministry concluded, he fulfilled the Spring Feasts through his death, resurrection, and the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Now, in order to keep the feasts, Yeshua had to be aware of the new moon sighting.
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Divorce – What Did The Messiah Say?

Courtesy: The Gospel of Matthew, GNN International
Courtesy: GNN International

Right before his crucifixion, Yeshua (Jesus) was traveling the Galilee one last time. He knew that he would soon be laying down his life for us at Passover.

As you can imagine, he would have been imparting crucial teachings to his followers — this was his last chance, if you will, to really hammer home the important topics.

One of those topics was divorce. Read more

“Peter, Do You Love Me?”

Peter, Do You Love Me?
Courtesy: GNN International

During this time in history, after his death and resurrection, and before he ascended, Yeshua (Jesus) appeared to the disciples three times (John 21:14).

Just before the third time, John records that Peter went back to fishing (John 21:3).

To the casual reader, it may have appeared that he was just going back to fishing for the day. But there was something deeper going on in Peter’s heart. Read more

Are You A Doubting Thomas?

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This week, on Shabbat, marks the day that Thomas put his hands into the wounds of our risen Messiah (event #241 in The Chronological Gospels, page 271).

Can you imagine?!

Thomas, of course, believed at that point… some, however, still doubted — have you ever been like that?

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