Pray for the peace of Jerusalem

May they prosper who love you

- Psalm 122:6

Category: Holidays

God’s Protection of Israel – Exodus 8:20-24

When Jacob’s family first came to Egypt, the Pharaoh sent them to live in the area of Goshen, a fertile area in northern Egypt.  This separation of the Jews was crucial, because by the fourth plague, God made a distinction between people.  While the rest of Egypt suffered from the swarms of flies, the Jewish people in Goshen were untouched.

God’s Four Promises – Exodus 6:5-8

God gave Moses 4 promises of deliverance. These promises are remembered during the Passover celebration meal, the Seder, through four cups of wine.

Passover Begins Exodus 12:1-2; Leviticus 23:5

Purim is the last on the yearly cycle of the biblical holidays.  As winter fades our hearts turn to the spring when life bursts from the cold, hard ground.   Actually the month of Nissan begins God’s calendar.  On the 14th of the Hebrew month of Nisan we celebrate the first and most important of the feasts of the Lord – Passover. 

Purim and The Tribulation

Is there a correlation between Purim and The Tribulation?  Are their lessons we need to learn to be prepared for what God warns us is coming?  The answer is, “Yes.”

So what is Purim all about?

Purpose for the Nations

God explained His unique relationship with Israel in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 3:14-15).  Then He warned the other nations of the world what would happen if they cursed Israel.