One in Messiah Congregation

Part of the Congregation of Israel -

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Shabbat Shalom

  Lets Pray

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My ministry is to bring up topics in the Bible that have never been discussed or mentioned in your life that have been deleted from your knowledge.

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Today we use the Gregorian calendar (from Pope Gregory, 1500's)

 November 27, 2010

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We restore Gods calendar 

 God has His own calendar that has been deleted from our lives

Today is the 20th day of the ninth month called Chislev

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Zech. 7 [1] And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Darius, that the word of Yehovah came unto Zechariah in the fourth day of the ninth month, even in Chisleu;

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Before we start,

I just want to mention that the Sabbath is not "a service" for a hour and a half, but the Sabbath is a "whole 24 hr. day" to God.

No work of any kind, no buying and selling and all in your dwellings are to keep the Sabbath, God's holy day.

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Remember, tis the season to be pagan is here!

Can you believe this, in the past, I couldnt get people to come to our Sabbath study on time, at 12 noon, and look at his, some stores open

Thanksgiving Day 2010 and Black Friday:

* Wal-Mart: Most stores are open 24 hours on Thanksgiving Day 2010 and Black Friday.
* Kmart: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day 2010, 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. on Black Friday.
* Difference: 9:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day 2010, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Black Friday.
* Old Navy: 12:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day 2010, 3:00 to 0:00? on Black Friday.
* Bath & Body Works: some shops are open 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. on Black Friday.
* Victorias Secret: 10 stores are open 00 hours on Thanksgiving night 2010 at 10 am on Black Friday. Other shops are open 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Black Friday.

Open Black Friday only:

* Sears: 4:00 to 10:00 p.m.
* JC Penney: 4:00 to 11:00 p.m. Special Doorbuster last 4:00 to 1:00 p.m. instant cash online special coupons available jcp.com and sales circular may be used on Friday from March to November PM
* Kohls: 4:00 to 10:00. Doorbuster specials last 4:00 to 1:00 p.m.
* Best Buy: 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
* Macys: 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. Special Doorbuster last 5:00 to 1:00 p.m.
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Again

Beware of the false image of love and the false feelings and emotions that run wild.

These pagan feasts bring on loneliness, depression and suicide and oh yes, debt for years to come.

Pagan religions are having classes at their facilities to address these (false) issues.

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 Todays Topic: Is it the Feast of the Dedication, Hanukkah?

No

Scripture says:

John.10 [22] And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter [23] And Yeshua walked in the temple in Solomon's porch.

 

Lets explore:

 Hanukkah

The First Book of the Maccabees was written in Hebrew around the time of the events that it describes. The Second Book of the Maccabees was written about sixty years after the events that took place. The book was written in Greek for the Jews who lived in Alexandria and other parts of the Greek Empire. Both books discuss the same events, but from different perspectives. These books were not included in the Hebrew Bible, but they are part of the Apocrypha, a group of Jewish writing from this period that was preserved by the Christian Church. (Catholic)

Praying for the dead is a Catholic belief.

2 Machabees 12 44 (For if he had not hoped that they that were slain should rise again, it would have seemed superfluous and vain to pray for the dead,)

2 Machabees 12 46 It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead , that they may be loosed from sins.

2 Machabees 12 43 And making a gathering, he sent twelve thousand drachms of silver to Jerusalem for sacrifice to be offered for the sins of the dead , thinking well and religiously concerning the resurrection, 44 (For if he had not hoped that they that were slain should rise again, it would have seemed superfluous and vain to pray for the dead,) 45 And because he considered that they who had fallen asleep with godliness, had great grace laid up for them. 46 It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead , that they may be loosed from sins .

You think Yeshua or Daniel quoted from this book? Never!

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You only have to remember these points:

1. Chanukah in Hebrew means dedication pertaining to the Temple

2. There is no Temple today(destroyed in 70 AD)

3. Wrong month, should be Adar which is Feb. / March (Winter ends March 21th) (Ezra 6:14, 15)

4. No 8 days of oil in the Maccabees

5. No 8 candlestick menorah in Scripture (only 7 and very important)

6. Dreidel - A German Gambling Game? oh no...

 

Chanukah is a Hebrew word meaning dedication

chanukkah khan-ook-kaw' - consecration: - dedicating (-tion).

Here is the Greek word:

εγκαινια egkainia

Total KJV Occurrences: 2

dedication, 1

Joh_10:22

feast, 1

Joh_10:22 (2)

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In the scriptures above, John.10 [22], pertaining to Chanukah or dedication , John was talking about Solomon's temple that Ezra help rebuild. (1 Kings 8:2; 2 Chr. 5:3

Lets read the scriptures below in Ezra, chapter 6.

Ezra.6:[14] And the elders of the Jews builded, and they prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And they builded, and finished it, according to the commandment of the God of Israel, and according to the commandment of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.

[15] And this house was finished on the third day of the month Adar, (our Feb. / March - cold - not December), which was in the sixth year of the reign of Darius the king.

[16] And the children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy,
[17] And offered at the dedication of this house of God an hundred bullocks, two hundred rams, four hundred lambs; and for a sin offering for all Israel, twelve he goats, according to the number of the tribes of Israel.

Esth.3 [7] In the first month, that is, the month Nisan, in the twelfth year of king Ahasuerus, they cast Pur, that is, the lot, before Haman from day to day, and from month to month, to the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar. (Feb. not December)

Chanukah is a Hebrew word meaning dedication. This observance marks the rededication and building of the Temple after it had been desecrated.

Also remember: The first dedication was in the 7th month, ha Ethanim, 1Kings. 8:2 (Sept. - Oct.) not December:

1Kgs.8:[2] And all the men of Israel assembled themselves unto king Solomon at the feast in the month ha Ethanim, which is the seventh month.

[63] And Solomon offered a sacrifice of peace offerings, which he offered unto Yehovah, two and twenty thousand oxen, and an hundred and twenty thousand sheep. So the king and all the children of Israel "dedicated" the house of Yehovah.

What you will hear from tradition is wrong.

Please remember there is "NO" commandment from God to "light candles" on this made up feast or the Holy Shabbat.

If you light candles on the Shabbat, it is fine as long as you DON'T say it is a commandment.

Scripture says:

Zech.7 [1] And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Darius, that the word of Yehovah came unto Zechariah in the fourth day of the ninth month, even in Chislev; (Nov. this year 2010)

The other common name for this feast is Hag Haorim, which means 'the Feast of Lights' It is found in the writings of Josephus, who was a first Century Jewish historian.

This second name, however, is based upon a tradition. Supposedly, when the Jews rededicated the Temple and wanted to rekindle the lamp stand, they found only enough oil for one day.

They say: It would take 8 days to make a new supply so they decided to kindle and burn the remaining oil, a miracle occurred as the oil that was enough for only one day lasted for eight days ... thus, the term representing, "the Feast of Lights.

This is why the Chanukah menorah has eight candles, (which is unscriptural) instead of the seven the scripture menorah has.

They made 8 candles to commemorate this made up miracle.

The made of feast of today, Chanukah, in and of itself, is not found anywhere in the Scriptures, as it originated during the time of history after the Book of Malachi.

It should be remembered that none of the historical books mention this miracle, as it originates with the "Talmud" and not with the books of the Holy Scriptures.

The historical books that speak of the Maccabean revolt as a real event are in the uninspired "Catholic" I and 2 Maccabees and they make no mention of any miracle of 8 days of oil at all.

As you can see, it is fact that this made-up feast is recorded in rabbinic writings not found in the Holy Scriptures.

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There are many purported traditions of this made up feast on the web.

The Rabbis commemorated this fake miracle that did not occur, they decided to make this holiday more special so they designed a special menorah in which eight candles plus the 9th the Shamash candle were represented instead of the usual 7 candle lamp stand in the temple.

'From that came the concept of the eight days of Chanukah.

Also, they put this made-up feast at the same time the gentile children were getting presents, December 25, pagan Christmas. Now all the Jewish children can get presents and not feel left out.

If you feel compelled, you can read the Talmud and the story the rabbis came up with in Talmud - Mas. Shabbath 21b

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Play Dreidel, a German Gambling Game? No

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We are told:

Prove all things

1Thes.5 [21] Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

 

Study to show thyself approved

2Tim.2 [15] Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

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It all boils down unto your Doctrine

Which doctrine do you have?

There is Good and Bad doctrine

 

Lets read

Deut.32

[2] My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass:

Isa.29

[24] They also that erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall learn doctrine.

Prov.4

[2] For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law.

Matt.7

[28] And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine:[29] For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Matt.22

[33] And when the multitude heard this, they were astonished at his doctrine.

Mark.1

[22] And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes.

[27] And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among themselves, saying, What thing is this? what new doctrine is this? for with authority commandeth he even the unclean spirits, and they do obey him.

Mark.4

[2] And he taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine,

Mark.11

[18] And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the people was astonished at his doctrine.

Mark.12

[38] And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces,

Luke.4

[32] And they were astonished at his doctrine: for his word was with power.

John.7

[16] Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me.

[17] If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

John.18

[19] The high priest then asked Jesus of his disciples, and of his doctrine.

Acts.2

[42] And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Acts.5

[28] Saying, Did not we straitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us.

Acts.13

[12] Then the deputy, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord.

Acts.17

[19] And they took him, and brought him unto Areopagus, saying, May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is?

Rom.6

[17] But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.

Rom.16

[17] Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.

1Tim.1

[3] As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine,

[10] For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;

1Tim.4

[6] If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Yeshua the Messiah, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained.

[13] Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

[16] Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.

1Tim.5

[17] Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.[18] For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, The labourer is worthy of his reward.
[19] Against an elder receive not an accusation, but before two or three witnesses.

1Tim.6

[1] Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.

[3] If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Messiah, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

2Tim.3

[10] But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience,

[16] All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

2Tim.4

[2] Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.[3] For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;[4] And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
Tit.1

[9] Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

Tit.2

[1] But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:

[7] In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

[10] Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

Heb.6

[1] Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Messiah, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

[2] Of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.

2John.1

[9] Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Messiah, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Messiah, he hath both the Father and the Son.

[10] If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:[11] For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.

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Job.11

[4] For thou hast said, My doctrine is pure, and I am clean in thine eyes.

Jer.10

[8] But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities.

Matt.15

[9] But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Matt.16

[12] Then understood they how that he bade them not beware of the leaven of bread, but of the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.

1Cor.14

[26] How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, everyone of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.

Eph.4

[14] That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;

1Tim.4

[1] Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;

Heb.13

[9] Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied therein.

Rev.2

[14] But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.

[15] So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which thing I hate.

[24] But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon you none other burden.

In closing,

Prove all things and Study to show thyself approved

Please do not follow any made up traditions, feasts or events.

Shabbat Shalom

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