In this video we will see why Yahweh’s feasts are prophetic shadow images of the wedding ceremony between Yahweh Elohim and His bride. And what we should do for our husband Yeshua.
This chapter explains the importance of the Wave Sheaf (Omer) and the Pentecost (Shavuot), and how they are properly observed. It also explains the flaws in several other popular theories.
This is a video interview confirming Aviv barley in Becca Biderman‘s barley field near Poriya Illit, Israel. (We do not believe the conflicting claim by Devorah’s Date Tree is accurate.)
This is a short chronology of events regarding the aviv barley new moon Torah Calendar for 2021 CE.
[Note 2021-03-13: Due to extensive research, we have learned that Aviv barley is barley that is in the medium dough stage. Medium dough barley is still tender, green, and young (which accords with the Strong’s definition). It is also edible when parched (roasted in fire), fulfilling Leviticus 2:14. It is also grindable into flour, fulfilling […]
In the previous chapters we saw how Yahweh wanted the first Passover held, and we also saw how Israel held the Passover in the land. In other studies we also saw how Yahweh broke Avraham’s seed up into three distinct groups (Ephraim, Judah, and Ishmael), so as to leaven the whole lump called earth. Mattityahu […]
In the last chapter we saw how the original Passover helped prepare the children of Israel to leave Egypt (i.e., the world), and go to the land of Israel. We also saw how Shaul tells us the festivals are still prophetic shadow pictures of coming events. Because of these things, we still see the Passover […]
In the chapter on Hanukkah we discuss why Yeshua was probably born on the first day of the Fall Feast of Tabernacles, otherwise known as the Feast of Booths, or Sukkot. But why does Yahweh command us to hold the Feast of Sukkot? What is the significance? What are we to learn from it? In […]
One year in seven, Yom Kippur falls on the day before the weekly Sabbath (preparation day). There are some special things to watch for in such years, so we can obey Yahweh’s laws, and still have hot, fresh food for our family on the Sabbath following Yom Kippur. First the basics. As we explain in […]
The tenth day of the seventh month is called by several names, but it is usually called Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement. However, the Torah actually calls it Yom HaKippurim (יוֹם הַכִּפּוּרִים), or ‘The Day of the Atonements (plural).’ The Day of the Atonements is the most set-apart day of our year. Yahweh […]
In The Torah Calendar, we show how Yahweh wants us to keep a 50 year Jubilee cycle (rather than a 49 year cycle), as He says in Leviticus 25:10. Vayiqra (Leviticus) 25:8-10 8 ‘And you shall count seven sabbaths of years for yourself, seven times seven years; and the time of the seven sabbaths of […]
Genesis 1 tells us that a day is made up of both an evening (nighttime) portion, and a morning (“daylight”) portion. For example: B’reisheet (Genesis) 1:31b 31b So the evening and the morning were the sixth day. Leviticus 23:32 also tells us that the Day of Atonement lasts from one evening to the next. This […]
This study explains why it is not necessary to set the head of the year according to the vernal equinox (and indeed, why it is wrong to do so). When we live in the land of Israel, all Israelite males must come up to Jerusalem three times a year; and Yahweh says not to appear […]
The Roman Church uses the Roman calendar, in which the day begins at midnight. In contrast, the Hebrew day begins at evening. For example, Genesis 1:31 tells us: B’reisheet (Genesis) 1:31 31 And the evening and the morning were the sixth day. Leviticus 23 verifies this, telling us that the Hebrew day lasts from evening […]
Before we launch into our study about the calendar the Torah tells us to keep, first we should take a look at history, and see how it was that the children of Israel drifted away from the Torah Calendar. Hopefully this will help us to understand how error can creep in, so that we can […]
The Jews have an ancient saying—that whoever’s calendar a man keeps, that is who he worships. If we will reflect on this saying for a little while, we should be able to see that it is true. In Scripture, a master tells his servant what to do. By the same, whoever a man willingly chooses […]
People often ask me what version of Scripture I use. Normally I quote from the New King James Version (NKJV), basically because it is widely trusted and fairly easy to read. However, I also correct the names and terms to the Hebraic forms. When I feel it is helpful to clarify something, or to give […]
Scripture says that Yahweh will do nothing without telling His servants the prophets. Are you sure you are celebrating the days of worship that the Father left His people? For more information, read this study
We saw earlier how the Head of the Year should be declared when the first crescent sliver of the new moon is physically sighted from the Land of Israel, after the barley in the Land of Israel has become Aviv. The declaration of the Head of the Year establishes the timing of all the Spring […]
The first of Israel’s seven annual festivals is a one-day festival, the Passover. It is followed immediately by the second of Israel’s festivals, the Feast of Unleavened Bread. Since the Feast of Unleavened Bread begins the very next day, these two festivals are often thought of as one long eight-day festival (and even Yahweh refers […]
The Fourth Commandment is the command to keep the Sabbath. The Sabbath was one of the Ten Commands that Yahweh inscribed in stone. Shemote (Exodus) 20:8-11 8 “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it set apart. 9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 10 but the seventh day is the Sabbath […]