One reason, we as believers, need to celebrate Hanukkah is that Yeshuah celebrated it. The word Hanukkah means dedication and its observance is in December. John 10:22-23 KJV "And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter. And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch." Hanukkah celebrates the miracle of the oil lasting eight days while new oil was being prepared during the rededication the Maccabees secured. Christians can light the Hanukkah menora to celebrate the miracle of new birth displaying the light for all to see. Just like Jesus told the pharisees to examine the works He does and see if they are from the Father, we too need to do the good works the Father gives us to do. Matthew 5:16 says "Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in Heaven." As we honor Hanukkah we are saying Jesus IS the Light of the World!!!
"She's the very Tree of Life to those who embrace her. Hold her tight-and be blessed!" Proverbs 3:18(TheMessage) Our inheritance from Abba includes the gift of wisdom, which will restore to us what was lost through the fall. When Adam & Eve sinned they were expelled from Paradise so they wouldn't eat from the Tree of Life & live forever in their sin. Then He placed a huge fiery revolving sword and stationed a angel to guard the entrance. The good news is through the victory of Yeshua at the cross and the resurrection, the angel and the sword have been removed and we are free to eat from the Tree of Life! In the spirit of wisdom and understanding we grasp that to embrace her(wisdom), there is a cleaving to that opens our heart to understand that He(Yeshua) IS the source of all wisdom. When we cleave to Him we are embracing the Tree of Life, getting back what was lost! We are the Bride, the overcomers who remember their first love, the living flames of love who
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