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Messiah Revealed in Feat of Tabernacles (Sukkoth)

Jesus is the Living Water Our spiritual thirst cannot be quenched with anything less than Christ. But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life (John 4:14). Jesus Washes Away Our Sins Jesus is ... Read More »

Sukkot or Tabernacles in Bible Times

As The Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot) approached, the entire Jewish nation started making preparations. Work crews were sent to repair roads and bridges for the thousands of pilgrims coming to Jerusalem. During the festival many Jews eat (and sleep, as well) in the booths or huts, which are built in the five days between Yom Kippur and this festival. The ... Read More »

Sukkot or Tabernacles Traditions

The services in the synagogue today are modeled after the ancient services in the temple (see Feast of Tabernacles in Bible Times). Sacrifices are no longer performed since the time of the destruction of the temple. It is usual practice to build and decorate the booth (sukkah). In the United States, Jews usually hang dried squash and corn in the sukkah ... Read More »

Lessons from Sukkot

This year Sukkot or Feast of Tabernacles 2014 begins in the evening of Wednesday, October 16. It is a time to give thanks. God is Our Shelter This holiday reminds us not to hold too tightly to material things. We live in a very materialistic age. When the Israelites were wanderers in the desert, they all lived in tents-–rich and ... Read More »

How to Build a Sukkah

The Bible instruction just says “Build a sukkah (or booth).” Rabbis have added  details about size, materials, location, etc. You only need to follow the Bible instructions. You can use any scrap lumber you have available, pitch your tent, or use old sheets to create an adventure for your children (attach tarps with bungee cords to your deck or swing ... Read More »

The Bible Project: Video Through the Entire Bible

Have you seen the Bible Project? They provide a video for every book of the Bible that outlines its structure and design and how it fits into the entire biblical story. The Bible Project is not part of any specific Christian denomination or tradition. The Bible Project is a full-time labor of love made up of artists, illustrators, designers, supporters ... Read More »

Patiently Waiting on God for Patience

What first comes to mind when you think of patience? As a mother, my first thought is having patience with my children. Then I think of being patient with my husband. Next, I think of patience with cashiers, waitresses, and the doctor’s office or in line at the post office. pa·tience ˈpāSHəns/ noun the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or ... Read More »

Important Things You Need to Know About Wisdom

The attributes of wisdom from God (truth, kindness, mercy, reason, without partiality) is 180 degrees from the world’s wisdom standards (power, position, privilege, prestige, self seeking). There is a major protest against the public school system among Christians today, but it is leveled almost exclusively at moral problems. There is very little question of the meaning and importance of intelligence, ... Read More »

Free Memory Cards & Family Reward Chart

Get FREE Bible memorization cards, scripture memory reward chart, and coloring sheets plus FREE chapters from the books I Can Learn the Bible and The Joshua Code! 52 Scriptures Every Kid Should Know  Faith Gateway is  giving away a whole set of Bible memory printables. You just need to signup for their emails to receive all of these for free: Scripture Memorization Cards Bible Verse ... Read More »

What You Need to Know About Shavuot (Pentecost)

Fifty days after Passover is Shavout. Fifty days after the Exodus God gave the Ten Commandments.  Each day the Israelites are commanded to count the Omer, as they experienced their journey from captivity (Egypt) to freedom (Sinai). God declares, “You shall then COUNT seven complete weeks after the day following the Passover holiday when you brought the Omer as a wave offering” ... Read More »

Grace and Truth through Christ is Misunderstood

John 1:16-17 is a misunderstood verse usually used to say that grace replaces the law. It’s easy to see how people could think that, but let’s look a little deeper from another perspective. The Bible is one story, not two. God is the same today as He was then–perfect. He’s not a mean tyrant in the OT and a nice ... Read More »

What is Your Cardboard Testimony?

This powerful video made me cry. God changes lives. This church had the idea to record the changes before and after in a few words on the front and back of a piece cardboard. Each one spoke volumes! I loved the one where the woman walked out with her neurologist. Her cardboard read, “Diagnosed with MS in May of 2007” ... Read More »

His Eye is on the Sparrow

Jesus taught lessons with items from Creation. Light, salt, lilies, seeds, sparrows, all take on new significance. Bread and wine take on new significance because he made them symbols of his death. Read More »

When Trials Come, Rejoice!

Consider Trials Joy? Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. (James 1:2-4) Joy in trials? James was kidding, right? He certainly wasn’t talking about the trials faced ... Read More »

Bible Journaling & Logos Bible Software

I have used Logos Bible software for years. I absolutely love it. I can’t say enough good about it. This powerful digital library system is like having your own personal librarian, who, at the touch of a button, will quickly look up and organize all of the resources and information you’ll ever need for comprehensive Bible study. I use the Inductive ... Read More »

The Woman with the Issue of Blood

The woman with an issue of blood is one of the most heartrending of all Bible stories. “If I can but touch the Hem of his Garment . . .” These words of desperation formed an axis of faith which brought a miracle into the life of a dying woman when she reached out and accessed the power resident in ... Read More »

Chapter of the Week Bible Study & Free Worksheet

To join in the Bible Verse of the Week join the Bible Journaling  Facebook Group. This week chapter is Samuel 22. I will announce a new chapter every Monday. Read Four Steps and Download Worksheet Pray & Read the chapter Watch a Video & Fill out the Key Worksheet (optional) Choose a verse Creative Bible  page  374 Inspire Bible page 372 Journal in your Bible ... Read More »

Passover Haggadah

This little booklet will walk you through your Seder step-by-step!  Haggadah is a Hebrew word that means the telling.The Haggadah is the Order of Service for the Passover Seder Dinner. A copy is used by each participant and is essential for understanding and participation. This Haggadah is inexpensive and functional and for a Christian Seder. This 24 page booklet tells ... Read More »

Bible and Topic Tabs for Bibles and Journals

Below are several Bible Tabs to choose from for Bibles or Illustrated Faith’s Praise Book and planners. Vintage Rose Bible Tabs Print from your computer on plain copy paper. Use glue stick to adhere into your Bible and cover with shipping tape to make them strong and water resistant. Of you prefer to get these in the mail add on ... Read More »

Free Bible Copy Work Revealing Jesus in the Old Testament

Subscribe on the bottom of this page to receive access to nine free printable pages of copy work using Old and New Testament Passover Bible verses. Use the dotted print for younger children to practice tracing letters. Use the lined space for older children to copy passages. A Family Guide to the Biblical Holidays Learn the teaching method God uses to teach His children. The ... Read More »

Free Passover Lapbook

Download eleven free booklets to tell Passover story from Moses Birth to the First Passover. Glue the booklets in to a File Folder to create a lapbook. Subscribe at the bottom of this page to access ALL our freebies!   A Family Guide to the Biblical Holidays Learn the teaching method God uses to teach His children. The ultimate hands-on Bible lessons! Teach ... Read More »

Homeschool 101 Infographic

Did you know over 66% of homeschoolers graduate college? Or that the number 1 and 2 reason for homeschool are safety and religion? Here is a great infographic on homeschool. Visit SchoolingSOS.com  to learn more. Read More »

Is it Legalism or a Desire to Please God?

So what is the difference between trying to please God and legalism? A measuring stick that only measures the end result will identify anything pleasing to God as legalism. As with most things Jesus taught about, the difference between doing something to please God, and legalism, is found in the heart. Read More »

WOW! World’s First Flying Penguins

WOW. Have you seen this? Filmmaker and writer Terry Jones discovered a colony of penguins which are unlike any other penguins in the world. Ostensibly filmed for a documentary, the video shows a colony of Adélie penguins suddenly taking to the skies as the astonished presenter, Terry Jones, looks on. The TV spot was filmed on King George’s Island, 1,000 kilometers ... Read More »

30+ Fun Passover Crafts to Teach the Passover Story

Passover begins sundown April 22, 2016. Here are links to several Passover crafts to help you teach your children the Passover story. Some link to Christian sites, some to Jewish sites. You may want to bookmark this site and come back as I am adding to the list. Follow me on Pinterest for more holiday and Bible ideas. A Family Guide to ... Read More »

In-Depth Passover Study: Torah Class Videos

I went from a spiritual desert to a Torah fire hydrant this year!  After twenty-five years studying Jewish roots on my own, God blessed me moving one mile from  Seed of Abraham Fellowship lead by Tom Bradford. TorahClass.com Tom Bradford teaches through the Bible chapter by chapter he doesn’t skip a word.  You can have these teaching free via audio, video and ... Read More »

Purim: Proof God is Always in Charge

Purim begins Wednesday, March 23 commemorating the Jews’ salvation from the hands of Haman and the Persians thousands of years ago. Then the Persians wanted to destroy the Jews; today the Persians want to destroy the state of the Jews. Same peoples, same tired story line. Throughout the generations, men like Haman, Herod, Hitler and Hussein have planned to annihilate the Jewish people. But God will ... Read More »

Messiah in Purim

Purim begins Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The story of Purim is one of many episodes in God’s dealings with His people. The Jews were saved physically at this point in their history. The time of their full salvation and the complete fulfillment of God’s prophecies given to Abraham was drawing nigh. It happened five hundred years later with the coming of adon Yeshua ... Read More »

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