Judeo-Christian Clarion — Podcast

Tis the Season to Hear His Voice

It’s the holiday season, and as they say, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” What makes it so wonderful? Is it the lights, the decorations, the festivities, maybe the gifts? Or maybe it is all of these things. Christians traditionally celebrate Messiah’s birth on December 25th since the fourth century CE when the […]

Advent, Part 4: Time to light the Lamps!

Wake up! For our salvation is nearer now than we first believed” (Romans 13:11). We have seen that Advent began as a time of fasting and preparation not for Yeshua’s (Jesus’s) first coming, but for His second coming. So how do we prepare? Matthew 24:42-43 tells us, “Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know which […]

Advent, Part 3: He Is Coming!

“For a child will be born to us, a son given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called, Wonderful counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, on the throne of David […]

Advent, Part 2: The Christian Celebration of Hanukkah

The people who walk in darkness will see a great light; those who live in a dark land, the light will shine on them” (Isaiah 9:2). You may say to yourself, “I have never heard of the Christian celebration of Hanukkah.” Well, let me give you the background first. Yeshua (Jesus) celebrated Hanukkah. We see this […]

Advent, Part 1: What Are we Waiting For?

Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and shall bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel, God with us” (Matthew 1:23). This is the season of Advent. So what really is advent and what is it all about? Advent started out as a time of fasting. It was like another time of Lent, […]

Ten Interesting Facts About Hanukkah.

Ten Interesting Facts About Hanukkah The traditional Hanukkah dreidel is a throwback to the times when the Greek armies of King Antiochus controlled the Holy Land, before the Maccabees defeated them. The powerful regime passed a series of laws outlawing the study of Torah and many of the mitzvot (commandments). The Jews were compelled to […]