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The Feasts

There were three great annual feasts in Israel (Exodus 23:14-ff; Deuteronomy 16:16). All men of Israel were to attend (Exodus 23:17; 34:23; Deuteronomy 16:16). There are two Hebrew terms which are significant in a study of these feasts. (1) Hag: … Continue reading

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The Seven “I Am’s”: The Light of the World

It is helpful, to fully appreciate this metaphor, to understand the timing of Jesus’ words.  The Feast of the Tabernacles had just occurred (John 7:2, 14, 37 cf. 8:2).  Zondervan’s Pictorial Dictionary describes this feast saying, “It… historically commemorated the wanderings … Continue reading

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