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Happy Purim!

March 17, 2014 by  
Filed under Focus On Israel, HGIM, Monthly Articles

purim_mask[1]Chag Sameach!  Happy Holiday!  Purim is just around the corner.  So the next obvious question is, what’s Purim, right?

Purim is the celebration of the deliverance of the people of God from the wicked man Haman.  We find this celebration declared by Queen Esther in the book of Esther.

“And Mordechai recorded these things and sent letters to all the Jews who were in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus, both near and far, obliging them to keep the fourteenth day of the month of Adar and also the fifteenth day of the same, year by year, as the days on which the Jews got relief from their enemies, and as the month that had been turned for them from sorrow into gladness and from mourning into a holiday; that they should make them days of feasting and gladness, days for sending gifts of food to one another and gifts to the poor.” (Esther 9:20-22)

The story of Esther begins in Persia, with a party that lasted over …. read the rest of the article here

 

John is a congregational leader of a messianic congregation in Tucson AZ, and the Director of Heart of God Israel.  He  loves Yeshua (Jesus) with everything he’s got!–or at least that’s his goal! John is consumed with spreading His fame around the globe and seeing His Name on the lips of every tongue, tribe, nation and people group.  Catch more of John’s teachings at www.HeartofGodIsrael.org

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