ByZipporah

ByZipporah

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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, […]

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 […]

Meaning of Trumpets in the Bible

Meaning of Trumpets in the Bible

What is the meaning of trumpets in the Bible? Trumpets and shofars were used all throughout the Bible for various reasons. It might immediately come to mind the blowing of the shofar to announce the […]

Yom Teruah Scriptures Reading List Printable

Yom Teruah Scriptures Reading List Printable

Leviticus 23: 23 – 25: “23 And The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 24 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, ye shall have […]

Introduction To The Fall Feast Days

Introduction To The Fall Feast Days

The fall feast days of the Lord are just around the corner. My family and I are starting to make plans for these exciting holy days. In the same way that the sping high holidays […]

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Why I No Longer Believe in Jesus(A Torah Keeper’s Journey From Christianity to Tanach Only)

This is a blog post that I never thought I would make. I have been a Christian my whole life. I grew up in a strong Christian family. I went to Church all while growing […]

Leah Was Blessed By God

Growing up in Church, I thought I should like Rachel and Joseph because Jacob loved them and because Joseph was hated by his brothers. But as I was reading through my Bible I saw that […]

Counting the Omer Printable (Sefirat HaOmer)

Grab this free Counting the Omer Printable here! Leviticus 23: 15 – 17; 21: “And ye shall number to yourselves from the day after the sabbath, from the day on which ye shall offer the […]