Tag: Judaism

The Shedding of Perfect Blood

The Shedding of Perfect Blood

"In fact, according to the Torah, almost everything is purified with blood; indeed, without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins." Hebrews 9:22 CJB I often forget that it should have been my blood shed upon the cross.  But my blood couldn't have atoned for my sin, because I am not a spotless lamb, … Continue reading The Shedding of Perfect Blood

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Sh’nah Tovah!

Sh’nah Tovah!

This post was written during my stepdad's sermon at our synagogue on Yom T'ruah, so it's a mixture of convictions, insights, and sermon notes.  Please listen to the actual message too, which I've linked to twice now in the same paragraph.  You're welcome. Sh'nah Tovah! (Happy New Year!) The blessing of a new year is not to … Continue reading Sh’nah Tovah!

Happy (Hamiltonian) Hanukkah!

Today, (it being the third night of Hanukkah and all) I realized that the Jewish community really likes Hamilton — that killer (pun intended) musical sweeping the nation — and parodies.  So, without further ado (unless my Hamiltonian sister has any more complaints about how disrespectful I'm being to the great musical), here are our … Continue reading Happy (Hamiltonian) Hanukkah!