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Tanak Foundations-Concpets on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 26

We know that the False Messiah is “himself also an eighth and is one of the seven” (Rev 17.11). The “seven” are Egypt, Babylon, Assyria, Medo-Persia, Greece, Rome and the seventh is Revived Rome. Remember this because we are going

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 25

Isa 18.4-7 says, “For so the Lord said to me, ‘I will take my rest (rest is “M’nuchah” which is also a term for the Messianic Kingdom and the Olam Haba in Heb 4.1-11), and I will look from my

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 24

In order to understand how events “play out” we need to go over Jewish eschatology. One of the problems we will have doing this is we will make statements we can’t prove right away, but they can be proven. For

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 23

There is a second stage of the wedding process called the “Kiddushin” where there is another contract called the “Ketubah.” This contract is where the bride is brought to the groom and they enter into a full marriage. They are

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 22

Let’s talk about the coronation of a Jewish king. There is a book called “Ancient Israel” by Roland De Vaux. He was a Jesuit priest and an outstanding scholar. He excavated Qumran and much of this book is good. There

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 21

Now we are going to look at Rosh Ha Shanah and its significant laws and prayers. In the Rosh Ha Shanah Machzor (prayer book) by Artscroll in “An Overiview-That You Make Me Your King”, p. XVII, it says, “God’s sovereignty

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 20

Here is what we have picked up so far. There are two days in the year that are called Yom Ha Din, the “Day of Judgment.” Those two days are Rosh Ha Shanah on Tishri 1 and Yom Kippur on

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 19

This article also gives us another source to search out and learn words, phrases, idioms and concepts. The source is called the Targum Yonaton (Jonathan). This is an Aramaic paraphrase of the Scriptures written about the time of Yeshua. Yonaton

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 18

Picking up from Part 17, the Jewish Encyclopedia continues, “The book of Jubilees (30.20-22) speaks of two heavenly tablets or books: a book of life for the righteous, and a book of death for those that walk in the paths

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on The Natzal (Rapture)-Part 17

Now we are going to look at Isa 27.1-13, “On that day (Day of the Lord) the Lord will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent with his fierce and great and mighty sword (the Word of God-Rev 19.15), even Leviathan the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 16

In the Artscroll Machzor (Prayer Book) for Rosh Ha Shanah, p. 135, it says that Rosh Ha Shanah is a Yom Ha Din (Day of Judgment) and it has a full commentary. Both Rosh Ha Shanah and Yom Kippur are

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Tanak Foundations- Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 15

There is an article on the Day of Judgment in the Jewish Encyclopedia and it says, “The Mishnah, Rosh Ha Shanah 1.2, contains the first known reference to the Day of Judgment. It says: ‘Four times in the year the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 14

Christianity places the Tribulation before the day of the Lord, ending with the second coming of the Messiah and the start of the Millennium. In Jewish Eschatology, creation began on Tishri 1, year 1 (Gen 1.1-5). We call the time

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 13

Historically, the passage in Jer 46 is talking about the 7th Century B.C. Babylon has become the “big kid on the block” and they are making a move to control Assyria and take their authority. Assyria had been the enemy

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 12

The Jewish Encyclopedia gives some titles for the day of the Lord. It says, “An essential factor in the prophetic doctrine of divine judgment at the end of time, generally, though not always, involving both punishment and blessing. It (day

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 11

Now, the question in the First Century was, “Are there two messiahs or two comings.” In Matt 11.1-3 and Luke 7.19-23 we have two passages about Yochanon (John) who is in prison. He asks Yeshua through a messenger, “Are you

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 10

In the First Century, a popular view concerning the coming of the Messiah by the Pharisees was that there would be at least two separate Messiahs. The first “Messiah” was known as the “Mashiach Ben Yosef” or “Messiah Ben Joseph”

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 9

In Gen 8.4 we learn that the Ark rested on the mountains of Ararat on the seventeenth of the first month. What date is that on the calendar? It is the seventeenth of Tishri on the Civil Calendar (it is

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 8

Let’s go to a passage in Exo 23.14-17. This is after Exo 12 so we would calculate the date by using the Religious Calendar. This passage deals with what is called the “Pilgrimage Festivals” or the “Shelosh Regalim” meaning “Three

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 7

In Part 6 we gave examples (pictures) of the number four and six. These numbers are all in relation to the number seven, so let’s take a look at pictures of the number seven. We have the seventh day Sabbath

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