Beth Sar Shalom Messianic Congregation

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Why We Don’t Celebrate Christmas

December 7, 2014 | Issues | by admin

“We have a question for Beth Sar Shalom. Do you celebrate Christmas?” This question is posed to us at BSS somewhat regularly, as to be expected.The following is an explanation of our position on Christmas in the life of a Messianic believer. Christmas is, without question, a very sensitive subject for many Believers—and I would emphasize understanding […]

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Thanksgiving Through Jewish Eyes

November 22, 2014 | Holidays | by admin

We usually think of Thanksgiving as a secular American holiday based on the story of the Pilgrims. But if you take another look, you can find some Biblical ways to see, enhance and enjoy this wonderful holiday. We all learned the story about the Pilgrims in school, that these were Christian people who fled to […]

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Daily Devotions for Chanukah

November 2, 2014 | Holy Days | by admin

Dr. Ben R. Alpert Click to jump to the desired section: Night 1 Night 2 Night 3 Night 4 Night 5 Night 6 Night 7 Night 8 Chanukah Prayers Night 1 On the first night share the story of Chanukah and of G-d’s miraculous intervention on behalf of His people during the critical days of the Maccabean […]

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Halloween – History and Appropriation

October 26, 2014 | Issues | by admin

Halloween or Hallowe’en (a contraction of “All Hallows’ Evening”), also known as All Hallows’ Eve, is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on October 31, the eve of the Western Catholic feast of All Hallows (or All Saints) and the day initiating the triduum of Hallowmas. (See also Michaelmas and Christmas). According […]