ByZipporah

ByZipporah

Living a Hebrew Life One day at a Time

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Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Truth About Christmas (Part 3)

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Truth About Christmas (Part 3)

This is the final part in the Truth About Christmas Series (you can find previous posts here!). Today we will discuss if Hebrews and followers of Christ should celebrate Christmas or if there are alternatives […]

Why Was Christmas Banned? – Truth About Christmas (Part 2)

Why Was Christmas Banned? – Truth About Christmas (Part 2)

This is the second post in a three-part series discussing the Truth about Christmas (you can find part 1 here). Today we will discuss why Christmas was banned by the Puritans and the beginnings of […]

The Truth About Christmas – Pagan Roots and Christianization (Part 1)

The Truth About Christmas – Pagan Roots and Christianization (Part 1)

This is the first post in a three-part series discussing the Truth about Christmas. Part one: The ancient history of Christmas and how it was celebrated by the pagans throughout history. Part Two: Why was […]

What is Hanukkah and Why Do We Celebrate It?

What is Hanukkah and Why Do We Celebrate It?

Hanukkah, also known as the Feast of Dedication or the Festival of Lights, is observed on the 25th of Kislev or the ninth month of the Hebrew calendar. This is a wintertime holiday that lasts […]

Why Read The Apocrypha: Bel and the Dragon

Why Read The Apocrypha: Bel and the Dragon

Part 9 in Our Why Read the Apocrypha Series. So far we have discussed – the Book of Tobit, Judith, Wisdom, Sirach or Ecclesiasticus, Baruch, the Letter of Jeremiah,  the Prayer of Azariah and the […]

Why Read The Apocrypha: Susanna and The Elders

Why Read The Apocrypha: Susanna and The Elders

Part 8 in Our Why Read the Apocrypha Series. So far we have discussed – the Book of Tobit, Judith, Wisdom, Sirach or Ecclesiasticus, Baruch, the Letter of Jeremiah, and the Prayer of Azariah and […]

Why Read The Apocrypha: The Prayer of Azariah

Why Read The Apocrypha: The Prayer of Azariah

Part 7 in Our Why Read the Apocrypha Series, where we discuss the book of the Apocrypha. So far we have discussed – the Book of Tobit, the Book of Judith, the Book of Wisdom, […]

Atonement in the Torah and in the New Testament

Atonement in the Torah and in the New Testament

As Yom Kippur quickly approaches, the theme of atonement is on the forefront of our minds. From scripture, we see that this is a day completely focused on the atonement of sins. During the Tabernacle […]

Sukkot Scriptures Printable

Sukkot Scriptures Printable

Leviticus 23: 33 – 36; 39; 42 – 44: “33 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 34 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, On the fifteenth day of this seventh month, there shall […]

Yom Kippur Scriptures Reading List Printable

Yom Kippur Scriptures Reading List Printable

Leviticus 23: 26 – 32: “26 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 27 Also on the tenth day of this seventh month is a day of atonement: it shall be a holy convocation to […]

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Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Truth About Christmas (Part 3)

This is the final part in the Truth About Christmas Series (you can find previous posts here!). Today we will discuss if Hebrews and followers of Christ should celebrate Christmas or if there are alternatives […]

Why Was Christmas Banned? – Truth About Christmas (Part 2)

This is the second post in a three-part series discussing the Truth about Christmas (you can find part 1 here). Today we will discuss why Christmas was banned by the Puritans and the beginnings of […]

The Truth About Christmas – Pagan Roots and Christianization (Part 1)

This is the first post in a three-part series discussing the Truth about Christmas. Part one: The ancient history of Christmas and how it was celebrated by the pagans throughout history. Part Two: Why was […]