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Psalm 113-118: The Hallel and the Passover

JeffAs we prepare ourselves for the Passover and Feast of Unleavened Bread, I want to focus your attention the group of Psalms that are called “The Egyptian Hallel.” The phrase “Hallelu Yah” — praise the Lord — shows up frequently in these Psalms. That is why they are nicknamed “the Hallel.” These are the Psalms that Jews in New Testament times commonly sang during the Passover seder and we see in the Scriptures that Yeshua and the Apostles sang “The Egyptian Hallel” with Him for the last time before His death.

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Why did Yeshua quote ‘blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD’ from Psalm 118?

Richard AgeeSukkot day 3 — The annual seven-day festival of Tabernacles, סֻכּוֹת Sukkot in Hebrew, is the feast all about the final, great ingathering of people into the Kingdom of God.

In the modern world we are living in, there are certain things that Messiah said that are targeted to us and our time.

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Passion of the Messiah in Psalms

In preparation for Passover, we consider the theme of Psalms 22, 23, 40 and 88 is not death but the willingness to die despite one’s fear of death. Our greatest enemy is death, not the Devil. We know that Yeshua feared God because He knew God’s awesome power. He wasn’t afraid of the Devil. He triumphed over the Devil at the temptation. He cast demons from many people. He had no fear of the Devil, yet He was afraid of death. Yeshua prayed to the point of bleeding drops of blood as He prayed to ask God if He could avoid death.

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