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Some Reflections On The 2018 Feast Of Tabernacles In Suriname

Most years [1] I write some kind of post-feast reflections, and as I just got home early this morning from the Feast of Tabernacles and did not really have the time to write at any length on the matter–not that … Continue reading

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Why Do All Good Things Come To An End?

Last night I wanted to do a bit of writing, but it was late and the internet was not working.  It was late because my mother and I had just spent an hour talking (somewhat loudly, apparently) to a young … Continue reading

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Perhaps The Best Feast Ever

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette that was scheduled in the Portland congregation of the United Church of God on October 14, 2017.  It ended up not being given because of a last minute change of schedule.] … Continue reading

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As Long As I Am In This Tent

2 Peter is one of the more obscure and controversial of the books of the Bible, and likely one of the books that people pay less attention to despite the fact that it is full of verses and passages of … Continue reading

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A Review Of The 2016 Feast Of Tabernacles In Kuressaare, Estonia

In the habit of most recent years [1], I will endeavor to give my thoughts and overall impressions on the Feast of Tabernacles that I had this year in the lovely town of Kuressaare, Estonia, with about sixty-five other brethren. … Continue reading

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Why Do Jews/Christians Read Ecclesiastes For Sukkot/The Feast Of Tabernacles?

Having written several posts on the relationship between certain books of the Bible and the festivals of God [1] and having heard a couple of sermons in recent weeks on the book of Ecclesiastes, including one video sermon that pointed … Continue reading

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In One Of Your Tribes

In Deuteronomy 12:9-14 there is an interesting note that has some surprising relevance to our own worship practices related to the Feast of Tabernacles:  “You shall not at all do as we are doing here today—every man doing whatever is … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Songs Of Ascent: Part Two

[Note:  This post is part of a series [1] on the Songs of Ascent] Before we can have much to say about the Songs of Ascent themselves, it is worthwhile to introduce the contents of the Songs of Ascents themselves.  … Continue reading

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Psalm 126: Those Who Sow In Tears Shall Reap In Joy

In understanding Psalm 126, it is important to understand a bit about its context and placement within the Bible.  This anonymous psalm, and a short one at only 6 verses, is one of the psalms in the Songs of Ascents, … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Songs Of Ascents: Part One

When the Psalms were compiled in the post-exilic period, there were a few areas of the Psalms where song cycles were placed.  In our contemporary age we are used to compilations and concept albums, so much so that we think … Continue reading

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