Yah’s Moedim or Pagan Holidays?

Which should we celebrate?

Yoel ben Yisrael


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Appointed Times

Shalom mishpacha! (That is Hebrew for “Peace, family!”)

After celebrating the Biblical moedim (Hebrew for appointed times), I began to contemplate. While making a gig economy delivery, I saw a lot of Halloween decorations. In this article, I want to encourage us, and provoke us to objectively examine what times we celebrate. As believers in Yahweh, as believers who follow Yahshua, the Israelite Messiah, as believers who give deference to the Hebrew Scriptures, which appointed times should we honor?

But someone will say that you have faith and I have actions. Show me this faith of yours without the actions, and I will show you my faith by my actions! (James 2:18, CJB)

Take them with you, be purified with them, and pay the expenses connected with having their heads shaved. Then everyone will know that there is nothing to these rumors which they have heard about you; but that, on the contrary, you yourself stay in line and keep the Torah. (Acts 21:24, CJB)

In the past, when you did not know God, you served as slaves beings which in reality are non-gods. But now you do know God, and, more than that, you are known by God. So how is it that you turn back again to those weak and miserable elemental…