There were many holy days on the ancient Jewish calendar. These events, with their associated activities, were meant to focus the nation on service to God, and foreshadow the coming Messiah. In the New Testament, especially the book of Hebrews, the inspired writers show with great clarity how these days pointed to Jesus with special emphasis on one holiday in particular called the Day of Atonement. The Day of Atonement MP3 Link
Do the Imprecatory (‘cursing’) Psalms and Christian principles disagree? Some students of the Bible find it arduous to unite the “judgemental” language of some of the Psalms with the benevolent tenor of the New Testament. Doesn’t Jesus teach that we should love our enemies? Evangelist Smith Bibens addresses this controversy in today’s sermon on the Imprecatory Psalms.