Category: Counting the Omer

Developing Godly Character in the Omer

The Seven Characteristics of God Why should we Count the Omer in the days following Easter and leading up to Shavu’ot/Pentecost? Because these days are the climax of God’s expression in us! Having prepared our hearts to know and receive God’s nature during the 49 Days of renewal and preparation that we are commanded to

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The 50th Day – Shavuot and Pentecost – Inseparable and Eternally Linked

Fire on the Mountain The festival of Shavu’ot superimposes the giving of the Spirit in Jerusalem over the giving of the Torah at Sinai. The two events are forever inseparably linked. SHAVUOT MAY 19, 2018 at Sundown until Daybreak of Pentecost May 20, 2018 On that day at Mount Sinai, there was wind; there was

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Celebrating 70 Years of Zion, Praying the Psalms and Anti-Semitism, Still?

Recently, I had the great honor of participating in a Priestly Blessing over a house of worship at which I minister frequently, and I was delighted at the conversation the priest brought up regarding the Hebrew traditions and the Christian faith. It was his belief that until a Christian comes to an understanding of the

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Divine Mercy in the Omer

How beautiful is the gift of divine mercy falling in the weeks between Passover and Pentecost? The Lord already has given us so many gifts in the gift of his dying and resurrection and the fulfillment of the scriptures, yet here he is once more, pouring forth his goodness in divine revelation! And it’s not

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The Gardener’s Son – Woman, Why do you weep?

Did you ever wonder why Jesus was supposed to be a Gardener that day outside the tomb? Of all the professions of men his identity that Resurrection Day was seen to a woman as a Gardener, Why? In the Gospel of John we can see there is something special about Mary from Magdalene from her

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