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Hebrew Name : Tzav English Name : Command
Week Nr. : 25
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Torah Haftarah Brit Chadashah
 Lev. 6:1–8:36 Jer. 7:21–8:3, 9:22–23 Mal. 3:4-24   Mk. 7:31–9:1
Heb. 7:23-8:6
Heb. 9:11-28
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Leviticus 6 : 1 – 8 : 36

Torah of Burnt Offering

Adonai spoke to Moses, saying: 2 “Command Aaron and his sons, saying: This is the Torah of the burnt offering. The burnt offering should remain on the hearth atop the altar all night until the morning, while the fire of the altar is kept burning on it. 3 The kohen is to put on his linen garment, with his linen undergarments on his body. He is to remove the fat ashes from where the fire has consumed the burnt offering on the altar and put them beside the altar. 4 Then he is to take off his garments, put on other ones, and carry the ashes outside the camp to a clean place.

5 The fire on the altar is to be kept burning on it—it must not go out. Each morning the kohen is to burn wood on it, laying the burnt offering in order upon it, and burning up as smoke the fat of the fellowship offerings. 6 Fire is to be kept burning on the altar continually—it must not go out.

Torah of Grain Offering

7 “Now this is the Torah of the grain offering. Aaron’s sons are to offer it to Adonai in front of the altar. 8 So he is to lift up from it his handful of the fine flour of the grain offering, with some of its oil and all the frankincense which is on the grain offering, and burn it up as smoke on the altar for a soothing aroma, as its memorial portion to Adonai. 9 Then what is left from it Aaron and his sons are to eat. It is to be eaten as matzah in a holy place, in the courtyard of the Tent of Meeting. 10 It must not be baked with hametz. I have given it as their portion of My offerings made by fire. It is most holy, like the sin offering and like the trespass offering. 11 Every male among the children of Aaron may eat it, as their portion forever throughout your generations from the offerings of Adonai made by fire. Whoever touches them will become holy.”

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Jeremiah 7 : 21 – 8 : 3

21 Thus says Adonai-Tzva’ot, the God of Israel: “Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices and eat the meat! 22 For on the day that I brought your fathers out of the land of Egypt I did not speak to them nor did I command them concerning burnt offerings and sacrifices, 23 but I explicitly commanded them: ‘Obey My voice and I will be your God to you and you will be My people. Walk in all the ways that I command you that it may go well with you.’ 24 But they did not listen or pay attention. Instead they followed their own counsel, in the stubbornness of their evil heart. They have gone backward and not forward, 25 from the day your fathers left the land of Egypt until today. Although I sent to you all My servants the prophets, daily and persistently, 26 they did not listen to Me or pay attention. Rather, they stiffened their neck, doing more evil than their fathers.

27 “When you tell them all these things, they will not listen to you. When you call to them, they will not answer you. 28 So you will say to them, ‘This nation has not obeyed the voice of Adonai their God or received correction. Truth has perished and is cut off from their mouth. 29 Cut off your hair and throw it away and take up a lamentation on the barren hills. For Adonai has spurned and cast off the generation of His wrath.”

Valley of Slaughter

30 “The children of Judah have done what is evil in My sight”—it is a declaration of Adonai—“They have set their detestable things in the House that bears My Name to defile it. 31 They have built the high places of Topheth in the Valley of Ben-Hinnom to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire—which I did not command, nor did it even enter My mind. 32 Therefore, the days are soon coming,” declares Adonai, “when it will no longer be called Topheth, nor the Valley of Ben-Hinnom, but the Valley of Slaughter. For they will bury in Topheth until there is no room.

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jer.+7%3A21%E2%80%938%3A3&version=TLV

Jeremiah 9 : 22 – 23

Boast in Knowing Adonai

22 Thus says Adonai:
“Let not the wise boast in his wisdom
    nor the mighty boast in his might
    nor the rich glory in his riches.
23 But let one who boasts boast in this:
    that he understands and knows Me.
    For I am Adonai who exercises lovingkindness,
        justice and righteousness on earth.
    For in these things I delight.”
It is a declaration of Adonai.

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jer.+9%3A22%E2%80%9323&version=TLV

Malachi 3 : 4 – 24

4 Then the offering of Judah and Jerusalem will be pleasing to Adonai,
as in days of antiquity and years of old.
5 “Then I will draw near to you in judgment,
and I will be a swift witness against sorcerers, adulterers, perjurers
    those who extort a worker’s wage,
    or oppress the widow or an orphan,
    those who mislead a stranger.
    They do not fear Me,”
    says Adonai-Tzva’ot.
6 “For I am Adonai. I do not change,
So you, children of Jacob, are not consumed.

Bring the Whole Tithe

7 “From the days of your ancestors you have turned aside from My statutes, and have not kept them. Return to Me, and I will return to you,” says Adonai-Tzva’ot.

Yet you say: “How should we return?”

8 “Will a man rob[a] God? For you are robbing Me!”

But you say: “How have we robbed You?”

“In the tithe and the offering. 9 You have been cursed with the curse, yet you keep robbing Me—the whole nation! 10 Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse. Then there will be food in My House. Now test Me in this”—says Adonai-Tzva’ot—“if I will not open for you the windows of heaven, and pour out blessing for you, until no one is without enough. 11 I will rebuke the devouring pest for you, so it will not destroy the fruit of your land, nor will your vine be barren in the field,” Adonai-Tzva’ot says. 12 “All the nations will call you blessed. For you will be a land of delight,” says Adonai-Tzva’ot.

13 “Your words against Me are grievous,” says Adonai.

Yet you say: “What did we say against You?”

14 You say: “Serving God is worthless.” Also: “What good is it that we kept His service or that we walked as mourners before Adonai-Tzva’ot? 15 So now we are calling the proud blessed. Those who practice iniquity are built up. Indeed, they have tested God, and escaped!”

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mal.+3%3A4-24&version=TLV

Prophet
messianic Brit Chadashah Reading

Mark 7 : 31 – 9 : 1

31 Again He left the region of Tyre and came through Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, within the region of the Decapolis. 32 They bring Him a deaf man who had a speech impediment, and they beg Him to lay His hand on him. 33 Yeshua took him aside from the crowd to a private place, and He put His fingers in the man’s ears. After spitting, He touched the man’s tongue. 34 Looking up to heaven, He says to the man, “Ephphatha,”[a] which means “Be opened!”

35 Immediately the man’s ears were opened, his tongue was loosened, and he began to speak plainly. 36 Yeshua ordered them not to tell anyone. But the more He ordered them, the more they continued proclaiming it. 37 People were completely astounded, saying, “He has done all things well. He makes even the deaf hear and the mute speak!”

Do You Still Not Understand?

8 In those days, there was another large crowd with nothing to eat, and Yeshua called the disciples. He said to them, 2 “I have compassion for the crowd, because they’ve stayed with Me for three days now and have nothing to eat. 3 If I send them home hungry they’ll pass out on the way, for some of them have come from very far away.”

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mk.+7%3A31%E2%80%939%3A1&version=TLV

Hebrews 7 : 23 – 8 : 6

23 Now on the one hand, many have become kohanim, who through death are prevented from continuing in office. [a] 24 But on the other hand, the One who does remain forever has a permanent priesthood. 25 Therefore He is also able to save completely those who draw near to God through Him, always living to make intercession for them.

26 For such a Kohen Gadol was fitting for us: holy, guiltless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens. 27 He has no need to offer up sacrifices day by day like those other kohanim g’dolim—first for their own sins and then for the sins of the people.[b] For when He offered up Himself, He did this once for all. 28 For the Torah appoints as kohanim g’dolim men who have weakness; but the word of the oath,[c] which came after the Torah, appoints a Son—made perfect forever.

Yeshua, Mediator of a Better Covenant

8 Now here is the main point being said. We do have such a Kohen Gadol, who has taken His seat at the right hand[d] of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens. 2 He is a priestly attendant of the Holies and the true Tent—which Adonai set up, not man.

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Heb.+7%3A23-8%3A6&version=TLV

Hebrews 9 : 11 – 28

11 But when Messiah appeared as Kohen Gadol of the good things that have now come, passing through the greater and more perfect Tent not made with hands (that is to say not of this creation), 12 He entered into the Holies once for all—not by the blood of goats and calves but by His own blood, having obtained eternal redemption. 13 For if the blood of goats and bulls[a] and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling those who have been defiled[b] sanctify for the cleansing of the flesh, 14 how much more will the blood of Messiah—who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God—cleanse our[c] conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

15 For this reason He is the mediator of a new covenant,[d] in order that those called may receive the promised eternal inheritance—since a death has taken place that redeems them from violations under the first covenant. 16 For where there is a covenant, the death of the one who made it must be established. [e] 17 For a covenant is secured upon the basis of dead bodies, since it has no strength as long as the one who made it lives. 18 That is why not even the first covenant was inaugurated without blood. 19 For when every commandment had been spoken by Moses to all the people according to the Torah, he took the blood of the calves and goats, with water and scarlet wool and hyssop, and he sprinkled both the book itself and all the people. 20 He said, “This is the blood of the covenant which God commanded you.” [f]

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Why we celebrate the Biblical and Jewish Holidays

Why we celebrate the Biblical and Jewish Holidays

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What are the Biblical Holy Days or Appointed times.

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Appointed times or mo'edim in Hebrew are very important to Jews, Judaic and Messianic and observant Christians alike. All of the Biblical mo'edim are prophetic by design and they reveal the great truths and council of JHWH, Elohim, our JeHoWaH Tsevaoth (Lord God Almighty).

With the help of emperor Constantine and some of the early antisemitic church fathers the christian church has been made to believe that the 7 Holiday or Biblical feasts are no longer necessary to be observed after the death of Christ.
However what they forgot to mention is that;
  1. God never canceled them
  2. God and His Word is and has been the same, yesterday, today, tomorrow and forever
  3. Jesus observed the biblical Holidays
Fortunately with the revival of the church and the back to our roots movement also the so called Christian community start to celebrate the God given Holidays again.
As believers in Yeshuah Ha'Mashiach Jesus the Christ, we are not responsible or commanded to keep these feasts, but for sure the knowledge of them enhances our faith.
Secondly as we are grafted into the root of the tree of Jesse we are encouraged to learn more about the roots of our faith and enrich our lives and faith by participation in the Biblical Holy days, and for those people that are interested to know more about this all we are providing you this document.

Leviticus 23:4
אֵלֶּה מֹועֲדֵי יְהוָה מִקְרָאֵי קֹדֶשׁ אֲשֶׁר־תִּקְרְאוּ אֹתָם בְּמֹועֲדָֽם׃
These are the feasts of the LORD, even holy convocations, which ye shall proclaim in their seasons.

Within about 10 minutes you are able to read the whole chapter of Leviticus 23 in which we will see God's great plan and wisdom from creation to eternity.
This great plan is gloriously revealed through nature and time as within the Seven annual Feasts of the Lord our G_d.
Within this one chapter we see that all humanity exists between two of these feasts.
This document explains about the 7 Biblical Holy days and 4 secular holidays that occur throughout the year.
As said earlier and as the antisemitic influences exponentially promoted it the need to partake in the Holy days is not mandatory for Messianic and Christians alike, but why?
As the Holy Days are all moving towards atonement and sacrifice for the forgiveness of sin, we the believers in Yeshua Ha'Mashiach, Jesus the Christ have been saved by the blood of the perfect lamb, Yeshua himself.

Colossians 2 : 12-17 (TLV)

12 You were buried along with Him in immersion, through which you also were raised with Him by trusting in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.
13 When you were dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you alive together with Him when He pardoned us all our transgressions.
14 He wiped out the handwritten record of debts with the decrees against us, which was hostile to us. He took it away by nailing it to the cross.
15 After disarming the principalities and powers, He made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in the cross.
The Danger of False Wisdom
16 Therefore, do not let anyone pass judgment on you in matters of food or drink, or in respect to a festival or new moon or Shabbat.
17 These are a foreshadowing of things to come, but the reality is Messiah.

Thus indeed it is true we do not have to partake in these Holy Days for our salvation as this is only through grace and believe in the Lord Yeshua alone and nothing else.
Participation does however give us a greater knowledge of our faith and the roots of our faith as we are submerged into it not only mentally and spiritually, but also physically and emotionally.

The Early Church

 In the first century there were literally hundreds of thousands of believing Jews (Acts 2:41, 47, 4:4, 6:7, 9:31, 21:20). Scripture tells us the apostles and the early church continued to celebrate the holidays with the new realization of the symbolism of Christ.The Early ChurchVery few Gentiles converted before Peter and Paul were sent out. When God miraculously showed the believing Jews that Jesus was the Messiah for both Jew and Gentile alike, then Gentiles from every nation began to pour into this Jewish faith. The followers of Christ, whether Jewish or Gentile, were seen as one family. Both considered themselves part of Israel.
The Gentiles saw themselves as grafted into Israel (Romans 11), not replacing Israel. The word Christian was not used until a.d. 42 in Antioch (Acts 11:26). Later it was adopted to set apart Jews believing in Jesus and unbelieving Jews. Ultimately it became an identity for the entire Church.
Paul makes it clear that Gentiles who trust in Jesus become children of God, are equal partners with believing Jews in the Body of the Messiah, and are declared righteous by God without their having to adopt any further Jewish distinctive (Rom. 3:22-23, 29-30; 4:9-12; 10:12; 11:32; 1 Cor. 12:13; Eph. 2:11-22; 3:6; Col. 3:11) (Stern, 1992).

Today, God is Doing a Marvelous Thing


Jewish Roots of our Christian FaithBut in these last days, God is doing a marvelous thing. He is breaking down the walls of misunderstanding that have divided the Jew and Gentile believers. [Just as He is tearing down the walls between black and white and other discrimination.] He is sovereignty pouring out His Spirit on thousands of Jews to prepare them for the coming of the Messiah. At the same time, God is stirring in the hearts of Christians a holy love for the Jewish people and awakening them to the Jewish roots of their Christian faith. Many Christians are realizing that the origin of our faith is Jerusalem, not Athens, Rome, Geneva, Wittenberg, Aldersgate, Azusa Street, Springfield, Nashville, Tulsa, etc. As a result, Christian Churches around the world are reaching out to the Jewish people in their communities, singing songs from the Old Testament, rediscovering their Jewish roots and celebrating the Jewish Holidays as fulfilled in Jesus. It is clearly God’s appointed time to reconcile Jew and Gentile, binding us together by His Spirit in the Messiah.
(Booker 1987).

Spring Festivals

 

Fall Festivals

The First Coming

The Second Coming

Passover

Unleaven Bread

Pentecost

Trumpets

Atonement

Tabernacles

14th Day

1st Month

(Abib/Nisan)

A Week Long Festival

15th to 21st Day

1st Month

(Abib/Nisan)

50 days from

15 Nisan

(6 Sivan)

1st day

7th Month

(Tishri)

10th Day

7th Month

(Tishri)

An Eight Day Festival

15th to 22nd Day

7th Month

(Tishri)

Erev Pesah

Pesah

1st Day

of Festival

Omer

Firstfruits

Yom Tov

7th Day

of Festival

Shavuot

Feast of Weeks

or Firstfruits

Rosh

Ha-shanah

Yom Kippur

Sukkoth

1st Day

of Festival

Shemini Atzeret

8th Day of Festival

15th Day

1st Month

(Abib/Nisan)

16th Day

1st Month

(Abib/Nisan)

21st Day

1st Month

(Abib/Nisan)

     

15th Day

7th Month

(Tishri)

22nd Day

7th Month

(Tishri)

Not a sabbath

A sabbath
No servile work

Not a sabbath

A sabbath
No servile work

A sabbath
No servile work

A sabbath
No servile work

A sabbath
No work

A sabbath
No servile work

A sabbath
No servile work

Crucifixion

Resurrection

Outpouring
Of Holy Spirit

Warning

Pre-Advent
Judgment

Second Coming
Ingathering

In Jerusalem

In Jerusalem

In Jerusalem

Barley Harvest

Wheat Harvest

Fruit Harvest

Latter Rains

Early Rains

The Fall Holidays

Most Christians don’t know about the Fall Holidays of ancient Israel; 
feasts overviewTrumpets (Rosh Hashanah), 
Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur),
and Tabernacles (Sukkoth).

If the spring festivals so clearly prophesied the first coming of Messiah, it stands to reason that the fall festivals are also prophetic of His second coming. The way these holidays are celebrated reveals specific information of the way they will be prophetically fulfilled.

Preparations for the Fall Holidays begin a full month in advance. On the Jewish calendar is a forty-day season called Teshuvah (return or repentance.) It begins on Elul 1 and ends on the Day of Atonement (Tishri 10). This forty-day season is a time for one to annually examine his life and restore relationships between God and man. The first thirty days of this season are the thirty days of the month of Elul. The last ten days of this forty-day season are the Feast of Trumpets and Day of Atonement, or the ten High Holy Days (Days of Awe).

The Jews start the celebration of the Fall Holidays thirty days prior to the Feast of Trumpets, which falls on the first day of the seventh month. For thirty days the shofar is blown every morning in the Synagogue to remind the people that the holy days are approaching, and that they should prepare themselves. Their preparation consists of confessing their sins and seeking forgiveness, and going back to fix mistakes made during the year. The ten days between the Feast of Trumpets and the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) are called the Days of Awe.

The long period between The Feast of Weeks and the Feast of Trumpets is symbolic of the long period between the formation of the church at the Feast of Weeks and the regathering of Israel to the trumpet blast calling all born again believers.
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