Tag Archives: Covenant

Shauvot? Pentecost? Borrowing holidays

admin/ September 23, 2016

You say Shavuot … I say Pentecost — Celebrating with Fun and Fire It’s easy to forget that the Gospels were written by Jews for Jews in the first century. There’s a shorthand of meaning which is hidden to the uninitiated. The symbolism of the Holy Spirit descending on the day of Pentecost is an example of this. It’s the

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Exodus: Who’s Running this Place? A battle of the gods

admin/ June 24, 2013

Now living in the Sinai and Midian, Moses’ life has become that of a lowly hired shepherd; a career move that his Egyptian royal brothers would have considered with utter contempt. (Gen 46:34) — the flocks aren’t even his, they belong to his father-in-law. From a prince to pauper. He is living a quiet life with his wife, Zipporah, and

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