Passover (Pesach) is observed on the evening of 14 Aviv, the fourteenth day of the first Biblical month. For the Gregorian year 2021, Passover is on the evening of Saturday, March 27. The seven-day Feast of Unleavened Bread (Chag haMatzot) … Continue reading →
When is Passover? It doesn’t seem like a hard question to answer:
In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at twilight is the LORD’S Passover.
(Leviticus 23:5 NASB)
But alas, there is not universal agreement as to what this means.Continue reading →
Those of us in the English speaking world read our Bibles as translated for us from the original ancient languages. Unless we are fluent in another language, English is the only real option. An Interlinear Bible can help to bridge that gap.Continue reading →
Although I have had copies of the New American Bible (NAB) for many years, I only used them to occasionally look up passages when researching alternate ways they were translated. For passages in the Apocrypha, like the Hanukkah stories in … Continue reading →
The English Standard Version (ESV) has become one of the most highly regarded Bible translations for both it’s accuracy and readability. It was first published by Crossway in 2001, with subsequent updates in 2007, 2011, and 2016.Continue reading →
Back in the early days of the Jesus Movement, I remember one of the first bands I listened to was Love Song. Among those early recordings was a song from the first three verses of Psalm 5, straight out of the King James Version.Continue reading →
Joseph spent time in the pit – twice. King David wrote about being in a “pit,” though in his case more metaphorical than literal. Yeshua experienced the lowest pit possible – dead in the grave.Continue reading →
Here are the Gregorian dates for the Biblical Feasts in 2021.
Dates are based on the Jewish (Hillel) calendar.
All observances except Passover begin the prior evening.
The shelter of the Most High – what is it? Where is it? How do I get to the shelter of the Most High? “Tom” has a few thoughts on this I want to share.Continue reading →
In August of this year (2020) The Lockman Foundation, publishers of the New American Standard Bible, released an update to the text. It has been 25 years since the previous update, and whether or not older guys like me want to acknowledge it, the English language has changed.Continue reading →