Monthly Archives: October 2014

Lunar Phases and Life Cycles

In a lunar month, the moon orbits the earth approximately every 29.5 days. During that time it passes through a cyclical pattern. At the beginning of the month, the new moon is barely visible as a thin crescent in the … Continue reading

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All in a Month

Not long after the sun had set and the lighter blue sky gave way to darkness, a soft glow appeared among the trees in the east. A few minutes later, the large yellow orb of a full moon came into … Continue reading

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Spiritual Realities Depicted by the Sabbath

As biblical Israel was delivered from Egyptian bondage and became the people of God, we have been delivered from the bondage of sin and death, redeemed, and if God’s love dwells in our hearts, are now a new creation in … Continue reading

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Sabbath as a Rest Day

The six-day work week and seventh-day Sabbath rest was an important landmark for ancient Israel. God instituted the Sabbath for his people on their way from Egypt to Mount Sinai, making it a sign of a special covenant with them. … Continue reading

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Seven-Day Cycles in the Bible

In Bible symbolism, the number six pertains to humans and their activities. Humankind is said to have been created on the sixth day and given six days to do their work. Time, into which we have been placed, is divided … Continue reading

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