“Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.” —Proverbs 9:9
March 7th is Purim, the Feast of Esther. Did you know that the Feast of Purim is commanded in the Bible, in the book of Esther? It’s a very unusual kind of feast for many reasons! Read all about it: 4 Things Hidden in Esther and the Story of Purim
Esther is particularly famous for her courage and the way she interceded for her people. Her example gives us lots to learn from. The Secrets of Esther the Intercessor
March 17th is St Patrick’s Day! For many people this day is about turning everything green, but the real St Patrick was a great hero of our faith. And did you know that St Patrick was a Messianic Jew?!
Many people in the nations will be fasting in some manner for the weeks up until Resurrection day. Fasting is a great practice to get into for many reasons! Why Does Fasting Work?
Meanwhile, in Israel, people are cleaning their houses ready for Passover and getting rid of leaven. It’s the time for a deep spring clean. Did You Know Spring Cleaning is Commanded in the Bible?!
As we gear up for Passover and the weekend that changed all of history, we remember some of the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus. It was not long before He died that He cursed the fig tree and overturned tables in the temple. Was He in a bad state of mind? Or were there important and prophetic reasons for His behavior? Why Did Jesus Curse the Fig Tree?
Tetzaveh & Zachor
Exodus 27:20 – 30:10, Deut. 25:17-19
Ki Tisa & Parah
Exodus 30:11 – 34:35, Numbers 19:1-22
Exodus 35:1 – 40:38, Exodus 12:1 – 20
Ezekiel 45:18 – 46:15
Leviticus 1:1 – 5:19
Isaiah 43:21 – 44:23
A Messianic Perspective – Watch Torah Portions Explained
Changes are happening in Israeli supermarkets – cleaning products are on special offer, and sections of “Kosher for Pesach” goods are appearing with no traces