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A Window in Time

On the day after Passover we begin counting the Omer. We count forty-nine days until we reach the Festival of Shavu’ot. Shavu’ot is on the fiftieth day, hence its Greek name Pentecost, meaning “fifty.” Have you ever wondered why God gives a commandment to count off to […]

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Unleavened Bread and Unleavened Deeds

The Torah commands Israel to eat unleavened bread for the week following Passover. This is found in, among other places, Exodus 12:17-19, which says: And you shall observe the Feast of Unleavened Bread, for on this very day I brought your hosts out of the land of […]

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A Greater Exodus

The holiday of Passover has a very intimate and significant place in the history of the Jewish people. It was the beginning and defining moment that has shaped their identity as a nation. The signs and wonders that God performed for them in that time have ultimately […]

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