Shalom Segula (Treasured Possession)
What a glorious spring we are having!!
There is a line in Paul Wilbur’s Song, “Dance with Me” that speaks to this truth, “winter is past and spring time has sprung”. There is such beauty when you see the gray winter turn into beautiful lush green along with a palette of colors that only our Creator can give to His wonderful creation.
We, too, are part of His magnificent creation. We are now in the season of Pesach/Passover where we examine ourselves in order to be sure that we are in right standing with YHVH and others.
There is no better time of year than spring to remind us that the dead works of our lives can spring forth into newness of life. A fresh start if you will.
That ties into what Paul was speaking about in 1 Corinthians 5:7-8
“7. Clean out the old leaven so that you may be a new lump, just as you are in fact unleavened. For Messiah our Passover also has been sacrificed. 8. Therefore let us celebrate the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.”
With sincere hearts toward Elohim, we are to allow His truth, which is Torah (teachings and instructions), to be the way in which we celebrate the feast of Unleavened Bread.
We pray blessings for each of you as you enter into a new feast cycle. We often say in our congregation, “The way we start the feast cycle with Pesach/Passover, often determines how we end the feast cycle with Sukkot/Feast of Tabernacles.
May the Word of Yah ‘warm’ up our spiritual walk as we continue reading through the Torah portions together.
Praise His Name!!
We love you with our whole hearts!!
Shalom & Blessings,
Pastor Mark & Tammy McLendon