To eat or not to eat, what is the Scriptural standard?
What is the scriptural standard with regards to eating? How are we to understand these instructions and what is the physical and spiritual significance when we obey? Keeping these dietary instructions is commonly referred to as keeping kosher. The word “kosher” or “kasher” means proper, pure or acceptable. If we say we eat “kosher” we eat what is permissible in accordance with dietary instructions in Scripture.
Rosh Chodesh – How do we celebrate this day?
I have recently read an article stating that Rosh Chodesh (New Moon day) is to be celebrated as a Sabbath. The article contained some scriptural references that made me re-evaluate my understanding of Rosh Chodesh. Having investigated these scriptural references in their context, I have again come to the conclusion that Rosh Chodesh is not a Sabbath but, should be celebrated as an appointed feast with some very specific instructions. Let me explain…