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There’s no shame in fear, my father told me, what matters is how we face it.— George R.R. Martin
2020 Printable Calendar
For those who would like to find out about coming festivals and new moon days, and also those who want to do their planning for the year, taking into account the Scriptural reckoning of days, weeks, months and years, we have published a 2020 calendar, based on the best available information.
Please click here to view ... or print out a copy for yourself, if you prefer.
New Moon 2020 to 2025
Please click here to see a comprehensive list of the days, each month between Jan 2020 and Dec 2025, upon which the New Moon is expected to be seen in Jerusalem.
Next Shabbat Meeting
- Shabbat Meeting
22 Feb 2020
- Shabbat Meeting
Next New Moon
- New Moon Meeting
25 Feb 2020
Next Annual Feast Day
- Pesach and First Day of Unleavened Bread
8 Apr 2020
- Pesach and First Day of Unleavened Bread
Torah Study Groups
Please click here to find a Torah Study Group in your area, or to list your group, for the sake of others who may be looking for a group to join, within reach from where they are living.
This week’s Torah Reading
Please click here to view or print out a copy for yourself, if you prefer, of the complete list of Torah Parashot (Torah Portions) for 2019/2020. The Torah reading cycle traditionally begins on the Shabbat following Yom Shemini (The Eighth Day), which will be in our months of September or October. The backbone of this reading cycle are the five books of the Torah: Bereshit, Shemot, Wayyikra, Bemidbar and Devarim.
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Test your Knowledge
Find out how well you know certain parts of Scriptures by clicking on the topic of your choice. We have compiled a 10 question Quiz on each of these topics. We are certain that young and old will find these tests challenging, but also enjoyable and rewarding!
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WeG for Cellphones
The Afrikaans translation of the Biblical Scriptures known as Woord en Getuienis is now available to be used in combination with a very helpful and widely used Word Study Application for Android cellphones.
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There are believers in Y’shua Messiah who are convinced that we should continue to slaughter a Pesach or Passover lamb,… Read more…
Anyone reading through some of the articles on this site will soon notice that we are trying to acknowledge and… Read more…
In the tweets and the blogs that flood the internet these days, in the news columns and various other forms… Read more…
Daar is deesdae ‘n hernude en uiters venynige poging om gelowiges wat erns maak met die Torah, in diskrediet te… Read more…
It seems that the belief and conviction that Y'shua has come in the flesh is quite an important one. In… Read more…
There’s a new translation of the “Original Scriptures” of the New (or Renewed) Covenant being circulated among Messianic and Torah… Read more…
There is a significant number of verses in Woord en Getuienis that are translated slightly differently when compared with the… Read more…
My eie pad van geloof kan in baie opsigte as 'n woestynpad beskryf word (op die 22 ste Desember 2012… Read more…
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Tag Archives: questions
Die naam van hierdie week se Parashah (“Beshalag” – wat gaan oor die gedeelte van Gen 13:17 tot Gen 17:16) beteken “Toe hy laat gaan het”. Dit verwys natuurlik na Farao wat, uiteindelik, ná 10 plae en baie smart vir homself en sy mense, onder andere die dood van al die eersgeborenes, die volk laat … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, when speaking about the theme, “A Question of Belief”, we looked at some of the tough questions in the book of Bereshit (Genesis) and how these questions may help us in our own walk with Yahweh. Questions like “Adam, where are you?” and “Am I my brother’s keeper?” At that time … Continue reading
This week’s Parashah (Gen 25:19 – 28:9) is loaded with a number of very powerful and intriguing themes. Yitzchak (Isaac) and Rivkah (Rebecca) are unable to bring forth children for a period of close to 20 years. When Rivkah eventually becomes pregnant she is told that she carries two nations in her womb. When the … Continue reading
In die boekie “Who are we and what do we believe?” (ŉ poging om aan die hand van die Skrif ŉ uiteensetting te gee van ons eie geloofsoortuigings) word daar ŉ hele aantal vrae gevra. In sy geheel fokus die hele boekie op 5 vrae, naamlik (1) Wie is Yahweh? (2) Wat het Yahweh in … Continue reading
Daar is altesaam 291 vrae wat gestel word in die Woord en Getuienis weergawe van die Torah (slegs die eerste vyf boeke van die Skrif). Die volume (of die grootte) van die Torah is ongeveer gelykstaande aan ‘n boek van 200 tot 230 bladsye. Die Torah is nie ‘n roman of ‘n drama met ‘n … Continue reading
Find out how well you know certain parts of Scriptures by clicking on the topic of your choice. We have compiled a 10 question Quiz on each of these topics. We are certain that young and old will find these tests challenging, but also enjoyable and rewarding! Creation (Gen 1-3) Exodus (Ex 3-12) Times (Lev … Continue reading
Die Torah leesstuk van hierdie week sluit onder meer in die gedeelte in Gen 37 waar Josef se broers die groot onreg gepleeg het deur hulle broer, Josef, in ‘n put te gooi en later aan handelaars te verkoop en vir hulle pa te lieg, deur te sê dat hy deur ‘n wilde dier verskeur … Continue reading
Om vrae te vra is ‘n wesenlike deel van menswees. ‘n Mens sien dit by ‘n klein kindjie wat pas geleer het om te praat. As hy eers begin volsinne praat, kan jy verseker wees sy gebabbel gaan 90 persent uit vrae bestaan! Dis immers deur vrae te vra, dat hy antwoorde kry en meer … Continue reading