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Tag Archive: Israelites

Mar 21 2013

Who are the Jews and the 12 tribes of Israel


There is confusion as to who the Jewish people are with respect to biblical accounts. Today when we use the word “Jew” or Jewish,” we are not necessarily using the term in the same way that is used in the Word of God. The Word of God does not use the term “Jews” to refer …

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Feb 21 2013

How were people saved before Christ?


Prior to the fall (Genesis 3:7), salvation was by perfect obedience to the law. However, this was not really salvation as there was no sin until the fall. In other words, Adam and Eve did not need to be saved from the penalty of sin. After the fall, salvation by God became necessary. The same …

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Jun 07 2011

Shavuot or Pentecost


Today in the Hebrew calendar is the 6th day of Sivan which falls on our 2011 Gregorian calendar as June 7.  On this day, God commanded the Israelites to observe the Feast of Weeks. You shall observe the Feast of Weeks, the firstfruits of wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering at the year’s end.  …

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