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Lessons from Hanukkah

The Hanukkah story is powerful from many angles. What are its lessons for modern Jews and Christians? Note that if you order today and ask for one-day shipping, you could probably get FFOZ’s Hanukkah guide to use with your family … Continue reading

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Classic Repost: Hanukkah, MJ Style

The first candles of Hanukkah will be lit on December 1 (a Wednesday night). People are already searching for Hanukkah articles and information. Here is a Messianic Jewish Musings Classic, a telling of the Hanukkah story Messianic Jewish style. Enjoy. … Continue reading

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Yeshua and His Hanukkah Messages

The theme which seems to have been in Yeshua’s mind as he spoke to his generation gathered at the Temple for Hanukkah was the effect of false shepherds on Israel’s well-being. Yeshua’s messages are summarized in John 10, the whole … Continue reading

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A Bissel of Hanukkah How-To’s and Inspiration, MJ Style

Hanukkah starts tonight! Time to run hot water over your menorahs to melt the colored wax from last year. Time to get ready for the smell of onions and potatoes frying in oil. Time to save up calories for jelly … Continue reading

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The Hanukkah Story, MJ Style

I call this version “MJ Style” because, true to Messianic Judaism, I see the Hanukkah story in terms of Yeshua’s work as the redeemer of Israel. Most of the story is familiar to you and I am going light on … Continue reading

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Hanukkah and the Prophet Daniel, Pt 2

Hanukkah is a holiday which post-dates the Hebrew Bible. So it would seem that we could say little or nothing about Hanukkah from the Hebrew Bible. Yet the sixth century B.C.E. prophet Daniel foretold events that would lead up to … Continue reading

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Hanukkah and the Prophet Daniel, Pt 1

Hanukkah arrives Friday night and among other things (like reading the relevant chapters in H.H. Ben-Sasson’s A History of the Jewish People) my thoughts are turned toward the prophet Daniel. Let me say at the outset that I am not … Continue reading

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