Simultaneous Sacrifices

By Barbara Rainey | April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

(Excerpt from Oh, Taste and See card #4) For thousands of years Jewish priests performed over and over the prescribed Old Testament sacrifices in the temple in Jerusalem. From the strictest followers of the Law to the more casual, even cynical Jews, all grasped the ancient significance of the Passover sacrifice. Large flocks of lambs […]

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The Cup of Redemption

By Barbara Rainey | March 31, 2015 | 2 Comments

(Excerpt from Oh, Taste and See card #3) Easter always occurs within the same week as Passover; for Christians, Easter is the fulfillment of the Passover story. Be alert because every element of Passover contains clues of the Messiah. Once the hidden piece of bread, always the middle piece, is found and unwrapped, it is […]

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Light of the World

By Barbara Rainey | March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

(Excerpt from “Oh, Taste and See” card #1) While Jesus lived on Earth, a grand and glorious temple stood in the center of Jerusalem, as the heart of Jewish city life. Within its Court of Women stood four sumptuously-gilded candelabra over 70 feet in height. In the evenings during feast times, a lamp-lighting ceremony reminded […]

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Are You Ready for Holy Week?

By Barbara Rainey | March 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

One of my recent prayers for us at Ever Thine Home has been that God would grant us favor in helping believers grow in our awareness of the importance of Easter. We put so much energy, money, time, and effort into Christmas, and there’s nothing wrong with that, but, by comparison, we spend very little […]

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Not Enough Superlatives

By Barbara Rainey | April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This spring I’ve been learning about the precision, the impeccable timing of every word, every act of God. I’ve long known that Jesus is the fulfillment of the Old Testament, that each book is a long unfolding scroll with His image gradually becoming clearer with each turn of the page. Good Friday is the culmination. […]

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