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Purim 2022 || Pastor David Mathews

Purim – 3/19/22 Esther. I.       I wanted to forego the weekly Parsha in order to examine a minor festival that occurred this week – Purim. In our efforts we will look beyond the traditional festivities that are common to the celebration, which have long served to consign a carnival-type atmosphere to …

Purim – Festival of Lots

Purim, “Jewish Holiday” or divine appointment instrumented by the hand of Yahweh for all of Israel?  Purim is the celebration that we find in the book of Esther, celebrating the survival of Yahweh’s chosen people against all odds.  From the surface, we see a dramatic tale of intrigue, action, and …