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12 Dec, 2012

Feast of Dedication and the Miracle of Chanukah

By |2017-07-13T13:25:36-05:00December 12th, 2012|James' Blog|0 Comments

This festival in the Jewish calendar lasts eight days and falls during the month of  December. It is called the Feast of Dedication or sometimes referred to as the Festival of Lights. It started over 2,300 years ago in the land of Judea in the heart of modern day Israel. During the 2nd century, the Syrian King Antiochus IV Epiphanes (an oppressor and forerunner of the Anti-Christ as foretold in Daniel 11:21) attempted to force the Jewish people to assimilate into the Greek culture outlawing all Jewish religious observance. Eventually the Maccabees, a Jewish rebel army, defeated Antiochus’ armies [...]

5 Dec, 2012

The Prophetic Song of the Lord

By |2017-07-13T13:25:48-05:00December 5th, 2012|James' Blog|0 Comments

What Is the Song of the Lord? In a general sense, all worship sung to music is the song of the Lord. Different terms are often used to describe the same or similar expressions of this creative musical art form: “a new song,” a “prophetic song,” as well as a song of (or to) the Lord. Many times, such songs spring up spontaneously at first, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, and they remain songs of the Lord even after being written down and sung over and over. If you add the word “prophetic” to the phrase, it [...]