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It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over

It’s been over five weeks since Passover. In fact, it’s been exactly forty days, which is five weeks and five days since Passover. “So what” you say? So, it ain’t over. Passover starts with the selecting the lamb and doesn’t end until Shavuot. You see, the time between Passover and Shavuot is a walk of […]

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Passover Celebration

This weekend was Pesach Sheni – Second Passover. It is the day God set aside for those who could not participate in the Passover celebration on the 14th of Nissan. I just love how our Father is the God of second chances. With as busy as life has been lately, I needed a second chance […]

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Behold the Lamb!

Did you know that Passover starts with the selection of the lamb? It’s true. The rabbis actually refer to this as a great miracle and it is commemorated on Shabbat HaGadol. What is the great miracle? That God provided the lamb. But what exactly is the Passover lamb? We know that it is a memorial […]

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Dilemma: No Man to Lead

The first time I hosted a Passover Seder, I was engaged to be married. We invited several friends and ended up with a dinner for twenty-four. It was a wonderful evening. Several ladies came early to help cook. It was a great time of fellowship and didn’t feel at all like work. At dinner, everyone […]

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Preparing to Celebrate

For the last seven years I’ve hosted a Passover Seder. The guest list has grown from about 20 people to over 60. Now if you are not familiar with a Seder, it is a magnificent feast. It takes a lot of work. And sometimes – especially at the end of the night – I wonder […]

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What’s Wine Got to do With It?

Here’s something that always puzzled me: why, at His last Seder, did Jesus say that He wouldn’t drink wine again?  (Matthew 26:26)  It always seemed significant.  After all, He did say it and it was important enough to be remembered and recorded.  But what it meant was beyond my grasp.  So I did what most […]

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Simple Meal or Magnificent Feast

I heard someone refer to the communion as a simple meal.  Instantly I had two reactions. First I thought, “Tell that to all us ladies who spend days preparing the meal”; and second, my heart broke because so many just don’t understand what the cup and ‘cracker’ represent.   For the last several years I have […]

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