What a powerful Shabbat and in under two hours! We began with a reminder to register for Tuesday’s Passover Seder ). Then we went on to some life events; like The Stone’s Baby (07 April), Grant’s Birthday (13 April), Melinda’s birthday (16 April) and The Dade’s Anniversary (17 April). As for the main service Pastor Brian covered Metzora or Infected One, in Leviticus 14:12 – 15:33, a reverse order read from last week’s parsha. Rabbi Jonathan showed us three themes for Passover… the lamb (Genesis 3:21, Isaiah 53:6, John 1:29), the leaven (Colossians 2:18-19, I Corinthians 4:6-8) and the stranger (II Thessalonians 3:6, I Timothy 1:15-16, Exodus 12:48). We also explored Exodus 12 and then bridged the symbolism of the lamb to Yeshua, and how we should pray for the day Israel says Baruch Haba B’shem Adonai, proclaiming Him as their Messiah and Eternal Passover Lamb. Make sure to listen to, share and re-listen to, this amazing audio recording.
Having over a dozen new faces in services today was exciting and it coincided perfectly with the start of the new email subscription at Messiah Echad. So even if you are already connected to our social media pages or website blog, make sure to visit the Contact Page and join our mailing list! Especially for the Passover Seders, you do not want to miss any communication… we are hosting our Seder at Messiah Echad on 15 April 2014 and we are doing a Seder Demonstration at a Church in Lakeway, on 18 April. Please RSVP by emailing the Messiah Echad Office and let us know what dish you want to bring or your plans for donation. Lastly and if you missed Rabbi Jonathan sharing on care for the earth and general stewardship (Matthew 25:14-30, I Corinthians 6:15-20 and Deuteronomy 25:4, Leviticus 18:28 and Numbers 35:33), be sure to check out the audio recording.