Category Archives: Chanukah

Hebrew for Festival of Dedication, relating to the Temple and to Yeshua (Jesus)

‘In the fullness of time’ — an ‘appointed time’ for Yeshua’s birth

Yeshua (Jesus) said His “time” had come at that Passover He died as the Lamb of God. Yet, likely there was an “appointed time” for His conception and birth that was in line with “appointments” the LORD already had established. Continue reading ‘In the fullness of time’ — an ‘appointed time’ for Yeshua’s birth

Why was Yeshua in the temple on Chanukah?

Why was Messiah Yeshua (Jesus) go to the temple on Chanukah (Hannukah), the Festival of Dedication, in John 10? The healing of the blind man in John 9, an obscure messianic prophecy in Haggai 2 and Yeshua’s bold statements gave Israel’s leaders their ultimate test. Continue reading Why was Yeshua in the temple on Chanukah?

Sukkot: The Timing of the Birth of Messiah

Feast of Tabernacles — Day 6

The accounts in the Bible about the births of Yochanan the Immerser and Messiah Yeshua (Jesus) seem to point to their being born around the times of the Biblical festivals of Passover and Tabernacles, and for very good reason based on their missions.

Point is, the Bible teaches clearly that Yeshua wasn’t born on Dec. 25, as Daniel Agee explains in this discussion. Continue reading Sukkot: The Timing of the Birth of Messiah

Sukkot: An Introduction to the Festival of Tabernacles

Feast of Tabernacles — Day 3

Jeff provides an overview of the Festival of Tabernacles, which is outlined in the Bible in Leviticus 23 and Numbers 29. It is an important appointment with God, what He calls “feasts of the LORD,” because He is teaching what it means to “dwell” with God. This is also a celebration of God’s Messiah coming to dwell with mankind as God’s Salvation (John 1:14) and His promise that He will return to live here permanently (Revelation 21). Continue reading Sukkot: An Introduction to the Festival of Tabernacles

Sukkot: Timing of Yeshua’s and Yochanan’s births

Daniel Agee explores the timing of the births of Yochanan the Immerser (John the Baptist) and Messiah Yeshua (Jesus) from descriptions in the Apostolic Scriptures and the prophetic messages of the Biblical celebrations of Passover, the Feast of Tabernacles and Chanukah.