Category: Jewish Holidays

  • Hanukkah, Night Eight

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    Written by my friend Aaron Gann, reproduced here with permission. Today on the eighth day of Hanukkah, let us focus on that of turning. It is a call for us to remember, to look back and be inspired by the recollection of God’s deliverance. This week as we have celebrated Chanukah, one of the most […]

  • Hanukkah, Night Seven

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    Written by my friend Aaron Gann, reproduced here with permission. Tonight on the seventh night of Hanukkah, let us focus on our Lord and Saviour Yeshua, the Servant of The Lord, and the Light of the World. Throughout much of history, Hanukkah has been seen as a Jewish holiday. Something that belongs only to Judaism […]

  • Hannukah, Night Six

    Written by my friend Aaron Gann, reproduced here with permission. Today on the sixth day of Hannukah, let us continue our focus on the Servant of The Lord, Yeshua The Messiah by talking about the Shamash. Every night when we celebrate this holiday, we light the menorah, adding lights each night. To light these candles, […]

  • Hanukkah, Night Five

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    Written by my friend Aaron Gann, reproduced here with permission. Today on the fifth day of Hanukkah, let us focus on another aspect, that of lights. Every night we will kindle lights which serve to remind us of all that God has done and will continue to do for us. One of the most fundamental […]

  • Hanukkah, Night Four

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    Written by my friend Aaron Gann, reproduced here with permission. Today we stare at the lights of Hanukkah, let us focus on one of the most important symbols of the Holiday. The burning of the candles or oil. According to later Jewish tradition, after the Maccabees had made their way to Jerusalem and had begun […]

  • Hanukkah, Night Three

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    Written by my friend Aaron Gann, reproduced here with permission. Tonight, as we light the candles and stare into the lights, let us focus on another aspect of Hanukkah: Dedication. The central focus of Hanukkah is that of dedication, indeed that is what the very word means. It is a time when we remember that […]

  • Hanukkah, Night Two

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    Written by my friend Aaron Gann, reproduced here with permission. Tonight, let us focus upon one of the major themes of Hanukkah: Resisting the world. He called them to be a peculiar people, a distinct people, a people whose lives centered around The Lord and His glory. As we read in last’s night story, the […]

  • Hanukkah, Night One

    Written by my friend Aaron Gann, reproduced here with permission. TLDR: They tried to kill us, we survived, lets eat. Tonight, starts the Feast of Dedication, Chanukah. During these next eight days, we will celebrate the miracles that God performed on our behalf, eat fried foods, and tell the story of the Maccabees, a family […]