Being Made Holy

The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth The Lord is looking for lowly ones in the earth right now. He isn’t searching for those who love attention and push their way to the top. There may be many who perform for the applause of men, while so few do it all for the applause of One. […]

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The Hebrew Month of Tishrei

SNAPSHOT OF TISHREI TRIBE: Ephraim- The second son of Joseph, but the blessing of the firstborn was pronounced on him by Jacob. His name means, “double fruit.” When he was born, his father Joseph said, “God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction.” OCCURANCE: Between the months of September and October DURATION: […]

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The Hebrew Month of Elul

SNAPSHOT OF ELUL TRIBE: Gad- Jacob’s seventh son. His mother was Leah’s maid, Zilpah. His birth was welcomed by Leah with a cry, “Fortunate!” His name means, “fortune or luck.” OCCURANCE: Between the months of August and September DURATION: 29 days IMPORTANT DAYS: There are no important days in this month, but Elul is known […]

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The Hebrew Month of Av

SNAPSHOT OF AV TRIBE: Simeon- Jacob’s second-born son with Leah. His name means, “to hear.” When Leah saw that she had born Jacob a second son, she said, “Because the Lord has heard that I am unloved, He has given me this son also.” OCCURANCE: Between the months of July and August DURATION: 30 days […]

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The Hebrew Month of Tammuz

SNAPSHOT OF TAMMUZ TRIBE: Reuben- the first-born son of Jacob and Leah. His name means, “behold a son!” When he came forth, Leah took the birth of Reuben as a sign of favor from the Lord and said, “The Lord has surely looked on my affliction. Now therefore, my husband will love me.” (Genesis 29:32) […]

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The Hebrew Month of Nissan

SNAPSHOT OF NISSAN TRIBE: Judah- Firstborn son of Jacob and Leah. The tribe of Judah knew how to operate with sound. They were also the tribe of David, and the Messiah. The word Judah in Hebrew is Yehudah and it is linked with the word Yadah means “to praise, to give thanks, to glorify, or […]

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Hebrew Leap Year (Month of Adar II)

PURIM The Hebrew “leap year” occurs seven times in a 19-year cycle. This happens because the Hebrew calendar has thirteen months instead of the usual twelve (by the Gregorian calendar). The lunar-based Hebrew year must remain aligned with the solar seasons (12 lunar months make up a total of 354 days, this is an 11 […]

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Strengthening Ourselves in the Lord: Part I

The Reason for Reinforcing Our Faith Becoming a disciple of Jesus is the most incredible journey offered to us in this life. However, this does not keep us from encountering difficulties. When we make Christ the “Lord of your life” we start saying “no” to the things the world offers us. This offends people in […]

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The Hebrew Month of Adar I

SNAPSHOT OF ADAR I TRIBE: Naphtali- This tribe of Israel originated from Jacob’s 6th son, who was the second son of Rachel’s maid Bilhah. The word Naphtali has two meanings, “a doe let loose” or “communicator.” OCCURANCE: Between the months of February and March DURATION: 29 or 30 days IMPORTANT DAYS: The Feast of Esther […]

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The Hebrew Month of Shevat

SNAPSHOT OF SHEVAT TRIBE: Asher- This tribe of Israel originated from Jacob’s 8th son Asher, who was the second son of Leah’s maid Zilpah. The word Asher means “happy.” OCCURANCE: Between the months of January and February DURATION: 30 days IMPORTANT DAYS: Tu B’Shvat This is a minor Jewish holiday, occurring on the 15th day […]

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